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A brief look at the elegy tradition in terms of the status of women in patriarchal societies
It is observed that, a genre of folk literature, "elegy" which consists of the oral and melodic expression of the feelings triggered by events causing pain and sorrow, is generally performed by women. Thus, elegies can ...
The humoristic function of the use of slang and swearing in the movie entitled G.O.R.A.
Slang and swearing are commonly used within the scope of oral culture and in this text, it will be discussed, taking into consideration the various definitions and contexts of slang and swearing, what kind of a function ...
A new context in folk song performances : music videos
Initially composed by specific people but becoming anonymous in time, the folk song is based on the performance of folk poetry with a particular melody. The concept of performance, used in the very definition of folk song, ...
Sloganized praises in advertisements
The function ascribed to the stereotyped, conventional and popular phrases of praise in the oral media, with a view to acting on the target audience, constitutes the focal point of this article. Conventional phrases of ...