Form 4 English CD - Order Today
Short forms of oral literature
Read the following genre of oral literature
In this riddle we ought to note the following :
Who the challenger is, acceptance by the audience , guesses, the prize, acceptance of the prize and the answer.
Are short pithy sayings.
Short witty sayings.
Short repetitive sayings.
Note that questions paused in a riddle are from objects found in the environment.
Functions of riddles-They teach children about items in the environment -They allow the challenger to practice to become a narrator of longer and more complex genres and
-they promote critical thinking.