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Akan Proverbs

Author: Emmanuel K. A. Asante
ISBN-13: 9964-78-279-9

In the Akan language, as in other Ghanaian and indeed African languages, proverbs (pieces of figurative language) serve as the spice with which thoughts are expressed. This book brings together thirty such proverbs. The author's excellent exposition of these proverbs enables the reader to appreciate the philosophy of the Akan people which is illustrated by, and embodied in, these proverbs.

All users of the Akan language, literary artists, students, communicators and all who are interested in the Akan, indeed African cultural heritage will gain valuable insights from reading this text.


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