Scene Description in Tour “The Target to Al-Jamahiriyatul Uzmah Wa Al-Sulf Fi Ziyarati Jamhuriyati Mali” by Prof. Sambo Wali Junaibu

International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) | Volume II, Issue IX, September 2018 | ISSN 2454–6186

Scene Description in Tour “The Target to Al-Jamahiriyatul Uzmah Wa Al-Sulf Fi Ziyarati Jamhuriyati Mali” by Prof. Sambo Wali Junaibu

Dr Nasiru Ahmad Sokoto, Nura Atiku Balarabe

Department of Arabic Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria

Abstract: The Tour Literature in Sokoto city emerged since 19th century A.D. by Usmanu bin Fodiyo who wrote a spiritual journey titled “Walamma Balaghtu”. Then came after that the journey of Abdulkadir bin Mustapha Al-toraddy who wrote a fictional journey titled “Musamaratu al Habib wa musayaratu al- sahib”. Then the trip made by Waziri Junaidu in the 20th century and his physical records which attracted the attention of the researchers. Then his son Sambo Wali Junaid stepped on the footsteps of his predecessors by writing his physical records in an exciting and attractive style. The two researchers had chosen one of the author’s journeys wishing to make a literary analysis and focus on the scenes in his journey. This paper is aiming to highlight aesthetic of the scene description during the journey. The beauty of description will appear in the research while the reader imagines as if he is watching before him a cinema screen of the places and buildings described by the author. The researchers stopped at the following results:

  • The Tour Literature exists in Sokoto Arabic Literature in particular and Nigerian Arabic Literature in general.
  • Sambo Wali Junaidu is one of the genius authors who excelled in the Tour Literature and has good styles and expression.
  • The author did well in describing the scenes in his journey, he did not only narrate it but presented it in a splendid manner in such a way that it fascinate the minds and link the brains in order to reach the utmost of what he saw, so that the reader will be excited in the scenes that he observed during his journey.

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