Personification in selected Ganda folktales
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This dissertation explores the phenomenon of personification in selected Ganda folktales, utilizing Leonard Bloomfield’s (1963) theory of personification from a linguistic perspective. Through a thorough analysis of linguistic devices used in these folktales, this study aims to shed light on the cultural significance and communicative functions of personification in Ganda folklore. The research also seeks to investigate the ways in which personification contributes to the aesthetic appeal and emotional impact of these stories. The findings of this study have implications for our understanding of the role of personification in language and culture, and may also have practical applications in fields such as language teaching and literary analysis. Overall, this dissertation offers a comprehensive examination of personification in Ganda folktales, enriching our understanding of this fascinating aspect of human communication.