African story Teller

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African Story Telling lecture notes 9/24/08 25 multiple choice two points each essay fifty points Ibonia Madogasee story 1. Barren womaen how story begins, go to a diviner ratobaboka- she gives them charms from her hair tells them to go to the tree that does not speek and give them a root ir one bears a son and one bears a doughter they will marry a. One bears a girl and names it rompalaswamanlora, ibonia is a boy that is born he is extraordinary because he tells his mother where he is going to be born he cutshimself out of her womb when borth moves into the hearthfire and sits there when parents try to get him out his parents limbs are broken when he gets out he heals them b. Identity-puberty right of passage deals with identity naming is important. Ibonia names himself – from the beginging he is extraordinary. His parents try to name him and he declines them. Rabataboloboy, and hosoratokanalaki. Rabataboloboy has the same function as mongangadolo. Hosoratokalaki steals rompalaswanaoras dog
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course FOLKLORE 210 taught by Professor Scheub during the Spring '09 term at Wisconsin.

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