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The Function of Folklore

.... People hear these interesting stories, proverbs, or urban legends and they tell someone else about them, and the cycle goes on and folklore continues to endure ....

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Igbo Traditional Culture and Okonkwo

.... The novel contains many proverbs and stories that are used in formal speeches, as teaching devices, and to simply follow proper and honorable practices. ....

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Critical Essay on three Short Stories by Flannery O’ Connor

.... It is written in Proverbs 10:24 that, "The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him...¢. Thus, as we see in these three stories, although the main ....

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Old Testament as Literature

.... extended poems (as in Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, and Lamentations), short stories (Jonah, Esther), essays (Ecclesiastes. 1-12), and acrostics (Proverbs 31 ....

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Men and Women

.... and psychological theories to begin a discussion of the problems presented in the stories. .... Proverbs 20:27 (27) The lamp of the Lord searches the spirit of a man ....

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Patricia Grace - Writer and Story Teller

.... were published together in Collected Stories, and a new volume of stories, The Sky .... a work of nonfiction, "Earth, Sea, Sky: Images and Maori Proverbs from the ....

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Edgar Allen Poe Speech, Themes

.... the story, Dupin the detective, a voice that speaks in proverbs and wisdom .... confounding the usual with the abstruse.¢ - To Conclude, [P] Poe's stories use the ....

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Research Report: Edgar Allen Poe’s Texts

.... to "The Murders in the Rue Morgue.¢ Unlike the other stories discussed, the plot .... of the story, Dupin the detective, a voice that speaks in proverbs and wisdom ....

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Edgar Allen Poe Themes

.... to "The Murders in the Rue Morgue.¢ Unlike the other stories discussed, the plot .... of the story, Dupin the detective, a voice that speaks in proverbs and wisdom ....

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The Joy Lack Club Review

.... How about a whole book of Chinese proverbs and bits of fragmented wisdom? .... Made up from a collection of stories from the pasts of the main characters, the book ....

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Things Fall Apart

.... as religion goes, the stories that were handed down from generation to generation that were told to taught lessons in life, and not to mention the proverbs. ....

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Barbaulds Prophecy and Blakes Imagination

.... angels." We are so used to reading the Bible and related stories from the .... The "Proverbs of Hell," while evidently satirical, catches the reader's eye, and even ....

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Chinua Achebe

.... By sprinkling the language with proverbs and other cultural references, Achebe slowly and .... Our ancestors created their myths and told their stories for a human ....

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Plato

.... The Works and Days is a catalogue of exhortations, parables, proverbs, aphorisms, sayings, wise saws and instances, interlard with stories ( Havek 295). ....

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Marriage in Religion

.... Their Holy Book is the Bible and it contains many things such as stories, proverbs, futuristic details, and the following of God in the beginning (Genesis ....

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Beloved

.... considered as especially appropriate to adult life, African proverbs are highly effective in exercising social control¢(Bascom, 295). These stories can be ....

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Griots

.... order. It includes images, metaphors, stories, and proverbs. The Griots of West Africa use speech to establish a link to the people. ....

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Animal Imagery in Things Fall Apart

.... The proverbs and folktales in which Achebe chooses to incorporate to the story .... The stories are told as entertainment, however they pass along belief about the ....

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Christanity

.... Within the stories of these two similar books come differences; these differences .... those with parallels from Jewish or Greek traditions of proverbs and maxims ....

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Langston Hughes: Life of Black

.... Langston Hughes wrote many poems and short stories that focus on the lives of blacks. .... heart sick: but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.¢ (Proverbs 13:12 ....

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Benjamin Franklin

.... James kept writing scandalous stories and eventually ended up in jail for .... after year, Franklin packed the almanac with his sayings and rearranged proverbs. ....

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One day in the Life of Ivan De

.... 1963 and 1966 Solzhenitsyn managed to publish only four stories and finally .... Solzhenitsyn used in it documents, proverbs, songs, newspapers, and imitation film ....

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Upon Whose SHoulders I Now Write

.... of my young life, right down to my beloved Jess B. Semple stories at bedtime .... and fetch it!¢ my father offers one of his most cherished African proverbs and I ....

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Things Fall Apart

.... they start learning about the Ibo traditions culture through proverbs and parables .... are, according to content, classified as either female or male stories. ....

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An Analysis of The Wild Geese

.... The Wild Geese, enveloped a wide array of characters and stories that, progressively and .... The author reveals this through insinuating minute proverbs of Okada. ....

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History of Vinegar

.... times in both the old and new testaments and in the Book of Proverbs. .... There are a number of unverifiable but famous stories about Cleopatra the Queen of Egypt ....

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Teddy as a Christ Figure

.... of a ten-year old boy, just as Jesus' proverbs seemed improbable .... complicated religious beliefs to the ignorant peasantry with simple stories and analogies. ....

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Plants and Their Religious Uses

.... According to stories from the Bible, God gave His Chosen People, the people of Israel, a .... a wide variety of medicinal wines, which can be found in Proverbs 31:6 ....

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Thins Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

.... When the missionaries arrive he is captivated by their stories and hymns, and .... language in this novel is a mixture of English, Ibo proverbs and untranslated ....

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Things Fall Apart

.... Masculinity, religion, social interaction, marriage, folklore/proverbs all play introductory .... ignorance is bliss.¢ The villagers had heard stories of slaves ....

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