Logical Placement of the Poetic Language: Coloring Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s Zindan Nama

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Waseem Anwar


This being the “Faiz†number, thanks to the Editorial Board of “Pakistaniaat†on whose information and demand I could join in paying homage to our one beloved and “forlorn son†of Lahore.  Faiz Ahmed Faiz, born in Sialkot, is owned as much by the city of many lights Lahore as by the vibrant dawns and dusks anywhere in the world.  He celebrated Lahore, its day-breaking darkness, its illumination, struggling all his life for a true spirit of human freedom and freewill.  The poetic flights of Faiz’s ideals hover around Lahore like a migratory bird; he did not give in to the oppressive forces, made no compromise with them on his principles and vision!

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Waseem Anwar, Forman Christian College, Lahore

Dr. Waseem Anwar is the Dean of Humanities and the Chairperson of the Department of English at Forman Christian College, A Chartered University.