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Spencer, Brenda. 2018. Culture-Based Metaphors in Traditional Bemba Narratives: Relevance for African Teaching Contexts. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 49 (2) : 62–79.
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This study assays metaphors in customary Bemba narratives and shows their thematic pertinence in modern African literature classrooms. It fosters an African cultural view via textual analysis of Zambian narratives. It tries to cross the pursued hegemony of Western cultural values in African literature classrooms.