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Title: ANALYSIS OF HEROIC RECITALS (FUKKERA) OF NORTH GONDAR ZONE WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON TEGEDE AND ARMACIHO WOREDAS
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: ASSEFA, ALEMU
Issue Date: 20-Nov-2012
Publisher: aau
Abstract: The principal aim of this study was to analyze the major themes of heroic recitals ifukkera) of Tegede and Armaciho woredas of North Gondar zone. In due course, however, identification of the occasions and functions of heroic recitals have also been made. The study utilizes primary and secondary sources for data collection. The instruments that are mainly used to collect the data are interview, observation, and previously recorded audio and video records. t The study found out that the major occasions where poets compose heroic recitals are successful kill of big games, warfare, public festivals (gatherings), and funerals of hero. The study have also identified that heroic recitals function as preserver of the local history, as inspirational instrument for the community to maintain the conventional manners in the society, as entertainment, and as a means to agitate the feeling of the warriors to war. Finally, in the thematic analysis, the study revealed that the themes of hard work, bravery, patriotism, generosity, and danger as the most recurring ones. v
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2047
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