قضايا الفصل والوصل في سورة الكهف The Concept of Conjunction and Disjunction in Surah Al-Kahf

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Mohamed Ibrahim

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This study is concerned with the issue of rhetorical science (ilm al-ma`ani), namely the concept of disjunction and conjunction (al-fasl wa al-wasl). Building on the beautiful language and methods embedded in the Quran, an attempt will be made to study the aesthetics of rhetoric described by the concept of disjunction and conjunction. In light of this attempt, our study will examine the disjunction and conjunction as advanced by Imam Abd al-Qahir al-Jurjani and identify every locations of this concept. Our applied analytical approach will also include a clarification of the rhetorical meanings that arise from the analysis of some verses of Surah al-Kahf. We infer from this study that there are places where disjunction is necessary as well as where the conjunction is imperative. If a listener does not take into account the recognition of these locations, and its familiarity, the meaning will change as it will corrupt the understanding and intention of the listener, and the whole meaning is unreachable as it should be. In conclusion, it would appear that the aesthetic picture painted by the concept of disjunction and conjunction might change, or might not happen, as would be the case if the conjunction completes what is deserved the disjunction, or vice versa. The danger of mixing the locations of disjunction and conjunction has been pointed out by the researcher through its applications to some verses of Surah al-Kahf.

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Ibrahim, M. (2019). قضايا الفصل والوصل في سورة الكهف: The Concept of Conjunction and Disjunction in Surah Al-Kahf. Maʿālim Al-Qurʾān Wa Al-Sunnah, 15(2), 156-171. Retrieved from http://jmqs.usim.edu.my/index.php/jmqs/article/view/151
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