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ERIC Number: EJ233028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
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The Structure and Functions of Proverbs in African Societies.
Egblewogbe, Eustace Yawo
Social Education, v44 n6 p516-18 Oct 1980
Presents and briefly explains 31 African proverbs which are used to guide the behavior of growing childern and to help them to mold their characters. The proverbs deal with knowledge, experience, hard work, and human relations. The author believes that a study of language and literature, including proverbs, can help students understand other cultures. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa