Parallelism and Recession of Magic in Estonian folk verse Cover Image

Eesti regivärsi parallelism ja maagilise elutunde taandumine
Parallelism and Recession of Magic in Estonian folk verse

Author(s): Jaan Undusk
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore
Published by: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum

Summary/Abstract: The article attempts to relate the earlier Estonian folk song in Kalevala metre with parallelism, or semantic repetition, with magic worldview and corresponding language usage, and the animlistic worldview. It is claimed that the parallelist structure of a folk song is ultimately related to the magico-animlistic worldview and the corresponding language usage

  • Issue Year: 2004
  • Issue No: 24
  • Page Range: 37-58
  • Page Count: 23
  • Language: Estonian