An exploration of the significance of figures of speech as an intergral part of folktales: a study of the issues of child upbringing in the folktales of the Lango
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The study was conducted among the Langi in Northern Uganda. Folktales in Langi with the theme of children upbringing was collected and analyzed to find out how the theme is effective in children upbringing. The specific objectives of the study were to find the folktales with the theme of children upbringing in Langi and analyze how effective is the theme in children upbringing. Various books, journal articles and internet literatures were reviewed in accordance with the study objectives of the study. 10 participants were interviewed and data analysis was done using content analysis and verbatim was used to present the direct quotation from the respondents. Conclusion was made as well as some recommendations and areas of further research also have been identified and presented.