What is the Science of Al Balaghah?

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Many people feel intimated by the word “rhetoric” or, in Arabic, Al Balaghah. They immediately assume it is the art of coming up with difficult words that others won’t understand. Instead, it’s the opposite. The meaning of the word “balaghah” comes from the verb لتصل ( litasil ), which means “to reach.” The idea is […]