PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECT IN THE FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN ABDULHAMEED AL-DEEB AND HAMAD AL-HAJJI AS AN EXAMPLE: AN APPLIED STUDY
This paper seeks to investigate the psychological effect of figurative language and disclose the relationship between psychological issues and the two types of figurative language: metonymy and metaphor. In studying the poetic texts of the two poets, Abdulhameed Al-Deeb and Hamad Al-Hajji, the paper applies the psychological approach and states the importance of these rhetorical devices in conveying the varying sentiments and their potential in representing them accurately and clearly. It also clarifies the role of these devices in the ventilation of severe psychological stress which constitutes acute crises which the creator cannot transcend. The paper clarifies that the text is a clear revelation of the psychological facts through which the researcher can reach the creator’s psyche and look into his inner thoughts and the events, crises and complexes of his life milestones, which, taken together, constitute the features of his psyche.