Assignment textual analysis first paragraph
Mahmoud Darwish, a Palestinian poet, once said. “We suffer from an incurable disease called hope.” The poem “In Jerusalem” by Tamim Al-Barghouti was written after the poet was denied from entering Jerusalem because he was under 35 years of age. “Israel” claimed it was for security reasons. Barghouti discusses the Old City, Jerusalem, in three views: defining the city, diversity, and the never lost hope.