IGBO FOLKTALES: POSITIVE FACTORS FOR MORAL REBIRTH

AUTHOR: IKECHUKWU OKODO

FROM IN THE PERSPECTIVES OF LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF R.U. UZOEZIE

EDITED BY: NGOZI EZENWA-OHAETO and IFEYINWA J. OGBAZI

As other peoples of the world, the Igbo people of Nigeria have the folktales that they developed from the time immemorial. The folktales which are creative stories might not fail to emanate from the factual issues of the lives of the people over millennia. Apart from the entertainment purposes of the folktales, they are useful in shaping the moral characters of the people. The folktales contain didactic lessons on crimes and punishment for those that committed them. Should the lessons of the folktales be imbibed, there is no doubt that those trained with Igbo folktales would be morally upright.

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