International Journal of Literature and Arts

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016

  • The Importance of Literary Texts in Teaching Language in EFL Classes: The Waste Land as an Example

    Chnara H. Khdhir, Mariwan N. Hasan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 12 December 2015
    Accepted: 27 December 2015
    Published: 15 January 2016
    Abstract: This study aims to demonstrate how literature can be utilised in teaching language to improve learner’s familiarity of English in EFL classes. Researchers intend to study the advancement of literature in the language classes firstly. We will focus on certain reasons that justify its implementation in language teaching, the importance of reading in ... Show More
  • Comparison of Aesthetic Evaluation Analyses Based on Information Entropy and Multidimensional Scaling Approaches: Taking Interior Design Works as Example

    Yi-Ching Liu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 12-19
    Received: 11 January 2016
    Accepted: 21 January 2016
    Published: 1 February 2016
    Abstract: Beautiful objects and things are welcome by everyone; beautiful view and scenes are attractive. How can interior design works be attractive? This is one of the most important issues of the field. What aesthetic attributes or features of an interior design work should possess to arouse aesthetic response? What visual components compose these aesthet... Show More