Akofena (Jun 2024)

The Dimension of the Sociocultural Character of the Dramatic Dharacter in the Play Qamar Weban by Ahmed Hamoumi

  • Elhabib SOUALMI & Kada BAHRI

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 02, no. 12


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Abstract:The article examines the utilization of sociocultural concepts within the dramatic context by writer Ahmed Hamoumi, focusing on the social and cultural references that influenced the development of his dramatic characters in the play “Qamar W’yban” * It includes an analysis and critique of the function of each character and their respective roles within the overall structure of the play as established by the playwright. Furthermore, the article draws on real-life events from the Liberation Revolution and underscores the academic influences that shaped Hamoumi's approach to dramatic writing. It emphasizes the playwright's extensive academic and practical experience in the theatrical field as foundational to the creation of the play. Keywords: Theatre, society, dramatic character, Ahmed Hamoumi, the theatrical play Qamar Wiban ________________ * The title of the play embodies a popular saying in Algerian Dialectal Arabic which means: No matter how long it takes to hide something, there will inevitably come a time when it comes to light.