Structure and social role of riddles among the Baganda.
Amoding, Nazzeren Dinah
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This dissertation analyses structure of Ganda riddles and their role in society of the Baganda. Riddles are called ebikocco among the Baganda and they are told or performed by both children and adults, which however differ in depth. The adults tend to have ambiguous riddles, while the kids have simple and easily answerable riddles. It should be noted that riddles were performed collaboratively, between the riddler and the audience to give him answers.