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Dramatic construction in the popular Jordanian song according to the simulation theory by Aristotle,Critical analytical study of selected samples

Mekhled Nusair al-Z youd

Department of Drama, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of yarmook, Irbid, Jordan

Wail Hanna Hadad

Department of  Music, Faculty of  Fine Arts, University of Yarmook, Irbid, Jordan

Doi : https://doi.org/10.47011/13.3.1

Cited by : Jordan Journal of the Arts, 13 (3) (2020) 281-298


Received on: 16/7/2019                                        Accepted on: 29/10/2019


The aim of this study is to highlight the popular Jordanian song as a text that is transmitted through generations, and is loaded with dramatic content expressing human concerns. In order to discover the most dramatic elements in these songs in terms of form and content according to the theory of simulation as seen by Aristotle, who linked the dramatic art of music and popular song as the starting point for the theatrical art known to Greek culture without other cultures It is being done by analyzing models of this song circulating among people in terms of genre and purpose and regardless of the identity of the author known or unknown and the analysis of their contents to reach the expected results of the search.


Simulation, Jordanian Folk Song



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