African Storytelling

African Storytelling This essay provides an excellent explanation of the importance of storytelling and what the author refers to as "orature," oral tradition as opposed to "literature" or written tradition. Clear examples are provided, including several from African novelist Chinua Achebe's works.
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African Storytelling


This essay provides an excellent explanation of the importance of storytelling and what the author refers to as "orature," oral tradition as opposed to "literature" or written tradition. Clear examples are provided, including several from African novelist Chinua Achebe's works.

Dr. Cora Agatucci, Central Oregon Community College


• High School

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