Browsing by Subject "proverbs"

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  • Obeng, Samuel Gyasi (University of Nebraska Press, 1996)
    Among the Akan of Ghana, the proverb is highly valued as a mode of communication. Pragmatically, it may be used in the management of "face." Specifically, it may act as a mitigator that minimizes the offensive intent of ...
  • Webster, Sheila Krieg ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 1984-08)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to evaluate the link between the contents of a major art form, the proverb, and ethnographic reality vis a vis honor and shame in Arab culture. The emphasis is on the context of cultural ...

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