Collecting, using, and enjoying proverbs

Statement of Responsibility:
Unseth, Peter
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Date:
2008
Abstract:

This article presents a dozen ways that collecting local proverbs can be useful. Many of these points have already been written about at length by others. Rather than present a detailed review of the literature on these subjects, this paper present these topics in a way that is meant to share my enthusiasm.

Extent:
5 pages
Subject:
Proverbs and maxims
Ethnolinguistics
rhyme
proverbs. valued traits
oral wisdom
meter
alliteration
Country:
Ethiopia
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