Alifa Rifaat's 'Another Evening At The Club'

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In Alifa Rifaat’s short story “Another Evening at the Club”, the protagonist is Samia, a young and innocent woman, while the antagonist is Samia’s husband, Abboud Bey. This story takes place near the Nile River, in Egypt. The core conflict starts when Samia loses the ring her husband gave her. The author implies the main theme in the story is that no matter what a woman’s status is, she has to comply to the man’s requests. Therefore, Alifa Rifaat, the author of the story, effectively conveys the theme through her use of literary devices such as contrast and characterization. The main focus of this paragraph will be the author’s use of contrast, to explain how the relation between this literary device and the main theme of the story. First

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