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oral literature

noun as in folklore


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Example Sentences

The Scottish Gipsies have doubtless an oral literature, like their brethren in other countries.

But there was in that language an oral literature of a peculiar and interesting character.

The resemblance is even extended to the mental characters, as reflected in their oral literature.

This vivid oral literature doubtless had great influence in stimulating the child's natural aptitude for mental activity.

While they had no written language, a considerable oral literature of songs, legends and traditions existed.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oral literature, such as: custom, fable, legend, myth, mythology, and superstition.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.