Method of Analogy (Uslub Al-Tashbih) in Arabic and Chinese Rhetoric: the Analysis and Comparative Study

  • Li Ying
  • Nazri Atoh
  • Suo Yan Mei

Abstract

This research aims to analyze the similarities and differences of Method of analogy ( Uslub Al-Tashbih) between Arabic and Chinese Rhetoric. The researchers implement the inductive method to collect the relevant knowledge about method of Analogy in Arabic and Chinese Rhetoric, as well as, apply the analytical descriptive approach and the comparative approach to analysis and contrast the similarities and differences of this method in both Rhetoric. As a result, the researchers found that even though there are different ways to express in two languages, but the purpose of the expression is very similar in both rhetoric. The most similar points of method of Tashbih in both rhetoric as a follow: In the Arabic rhetoric, there are four components: the source, the target, the indicator of resemblance and the similarities, but in the Chinese rhetoric there are only three components: the source, the target, the indicator of resemblance. This also led to the different methods of Tashbih. As for the types of Tashbih, the species of Tashbih in Chinese are much more than Arabic rhetoric. In conclusion, this study had a value and new aspects to continue to study according to the result which is found.
Published
Jul 24, 2018
How to Cite
YING, Li; ATOH, Nazri; MEI, Suo Yan. Method of Analogy (Uslub Al-Tashbih) in Arabic and Chinese Rhetoric: the Analysis and Comparative Study. European Journal of Language and Literature, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 3, p. 60-64, july 2018. ISSN 2411-4103. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejls/article/view/3500>. Date accessed: 21 sep. 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejls.v4i3.p60-64.