Ngag Bebat

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Songs
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Date:
2012
Date Created:
1982
Extent:
70 lines and 22 notes
Description:
Subjects of these songs range from the glorious days of the Subanen epic heroes to a simple, amusing courtship song. A full range of poetic devices is used: doublets in rhyme and meaning, extra syllables added to enhance the meter, and metaphors such as a banyan tree, symbolic of ------------------------. Even a non-speaker attempting to read the Subanen text aloud may enjoy the rhyming and graceful rhythm of these songs.
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Country:
Philippines
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Entry Number:
48709
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