The sun greeted me warmly this morning. I stood still in awe staring at the shadows it presented. Among the shadows, I sensed that the old and new are gripping strongly in this city. This is home. I am at home
Muzakki Afifuddin is a lecturer in an English Letters Department in Univeristas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim that focuses his interest in understanding the learners’ cognitive process of literary texts interpretations in EFL settings. He tries to apply Semiotics, Stylistics, Literary Competence, Intercultural Learning, and Critical Literacy. He is now pursuing his doctoral degree in Universitas Negeri Malang. Aside from those activities, he is also an National Qualified Intercultural Learning Trainer of the American Field Service. His hobby is observing people and put them in pictures and poems.