A detailed study of symbolism in the selected Ganda proverbs
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This study examines a detailed study of symbolism in the selected Ganda proverbs. The study analysed the symbols found in the selected Ganda proverbs.The study has included the direct translations of the Ganda proverbstoEnglish.It has further investigated the meanings of the proverbs and effectiveness of the symbols to the readers of the proverbs. Data for the study comprised of forty proverbs having symbolism in them. The proverbs were obtained from at extentitled The Oral Tradition of the Baganda of Uganda by Immaculate N.Kizza. I used methods like Notes taking, library research and interview to identify and select proverbs bringing out symbolism. The analysis revealed that proverbs play an important role in the Buganda. The study has further revealed that symbolism plays a big role in the understanding of Ganda proverbs.This brings out the effectiveness of symbolism accordingly. Proverbs are not only important in the Buganda only but are also important in other parts of the world.