Proverbs, parables and wise sayings are life experiences. In actual fact, these are wisdoms, truths, warnings, morals, experiences and traditional views passed down from generation to generation.
These proverbs, parables and wise sayings express the wisdom of African people and are also the resources that are used to understand the Africans past and present lives.
In Sierra Leone each ethnic group used proverbs, parables and wise sayings in their conversations as a way of life.
The role and importance of proverbs, parables and wise sayings in each ethnic group’s conversations provide a colorful and poetic picture of the culture and its characteristics.
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Published May 6, 2011
Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction.