Formal features of praise and curse that facilitate the transmission and reproduction of conventional codes in oral culture
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Set phrases of praise and curse ensure the transmission of personal feelings and thoughts, and the protection, intensification and reproduction of value judgements brought into being in a long time period by the collective efforts of folk. Hence, this article is about the verbal devices such as rhythm, repetition, opposition, set compounds, visual elements and allusion that catalyze the transmission of these value judgements in question.