Center and Marginalization in Mohsen Ramli’s Novel Gardens of the President
The study deals with the center and the margins in Mohsen Ramil’s novel Gardens of the President. It delves deeply into the Iraqi society during a particular era of Iraq’s history, namely 1980’s and its aftermath. The novel represents the Iraqi suffering concerning marginalization at the hands of a dictatorial regime that directed and controlled Iraq’s destiny and its wealth. It further represents certain social, cultural, and emotional aspects that marked the Iraqi society during that time.