A Pragma stylistic Analysis of American and Iraqi dream in two novels(Night of Sad AliBaba)&(American Pastoral)

Suzanne Abdul-hady Kadhim


This study  examines the nature of the pragma stylistic aspects in English and Arabic by adopting two novels;the American one by  Philip Roth and the Iraqione by Abdel khaliq Al-Rikabi. It illustrates that there are definite points of equivalenceand variance between the two languages in using pragma stylistic devices. The study discusses the use of the pragma stylistic devices in the two languages. The study ends with some copncluding remarks pointing out some points of  similarity and difference between the two languages.


Pragmatics; Stylistics; American dream ;Iraqi dream;

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