Rumi The art of loving Book Report/Review example
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Name Tutor Course Title Date Rumi: The Art of Loving Introduction Ancient and medieval Persians are credited with having made a great contribution to modern day literature. Much of their literature is in verse as they had great love for poetry. Any Persian scholar, whether in literature or even metaphysics, medicine or science was expected to have sound literary knowledge and skill in poetry and was supposed to be able to write in verse form.


His poems come in different literary styles such as odes, eulogies and quatrains. Many scholars who study the nature of Rumi’s poetry come to a conclusion that his teachings are universal and ecumenical. Unlike many literary figures of his time, the poet was convinced that religion was a personal experience that was not limited to logic. The open-mindedness of the poet makes his poems a great read. Rumi ably verbalizes the personality and personal growth and development of an individual in a manner that is clear and direct. His failure to offend anyone in his poetry is evident that even today, Rumi’s poems are read, recited and quoted everywhere; from churches to mosques to synagogues and even in music performances. In addition, his emphasis on the dignity of human life and bold approach to contemporary issues make him appeal greatly to many lovers of literature. The Art of Living Rumi visualizes love as the basis of existence; as the fuel that propels the engine of life. His poetry looks in depth the various purposes of love in life and comes to the conclusion that it is the source of sustainable joy, immense compassion, mystery and creativity. The book Rumi: The Art of Loving is an anthology of Rumi’s poems. ...
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