THE SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF SOME NIGERIAN YORUBA AND IBO PROVERBS ON CAREFULNESS

Abstract

The purpose of this Article is to show how the Yoruba and the Ibo people of Nigeria often use proverbs to express the need for people to be careful in whatever they do in life. This research work focuses on the proverbs that Nigerian Yoruba and Ibo people often use to express carefulness in people, so as to guarantee better life for them, and of course to make the people stay out of trouble at all times. This research work therefore aims at exploring the social implications of the usage of the proverbs that instill carefulness in people, within the Yoruba and the Ibo people’s cultural terrain.

Keywords: Carefulness, Checking, Correcting, Culture, Oral, Warning


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Pages: 49-55 (Download PDF)

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