Oral Approach and Lyrical change in Ho Jamalo

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This article deals with the oral myths that originated on Ho Jamalo, variations in these myths with time, and the practicality of myths in society. This study aims to address how the oral myths on Ho Jamalo are different from the written myths or oral myths that have been transmitted through written myths. Secondly, at what level myths of Ho Jamalo have practically affected the social events. Though myth is "A traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events," they are the informal tradition in traditional stories. Keeping up this in view, the Myths about Ho Jamalo many are connected with an old society event. Variation in myths has constructed a change, so the lyrics and lyrical change with reference to different stories and dialects.


1-Ahsan Ali
Student, Department of Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2-Aneela Sultana
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.


Oral Myth, Tradition, Variation, Dialects, Ho Jamalo, Sindhi Poetry

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Published: 09 2021

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