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Spouses and siblings in Sa stories

Jolly, Margaret


Earlier functionalist and structuralist approaches treat myths as texts rather than as stories told by people speaking in specific and variable contexts. An analysis of variations in the telling of two Sa stories from South Pentecost, Vanuatu, suggests that myths are not so much collective charters or manifestations of a deep unconscious structure of the mind but are stories which might be more biographically and historically situated.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Anthropology, The


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