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PROVERBS & RIDDLE

LINTAS MINAT B.INGGRIS A

Member Group: 1. Fitri N.A

2. Regina

Teacher: Mrs. Hj. Een

SMA NEGERI 2 CIAMIS


Address: Jalan KH Akhmad Dahlan No.2, Linggasari, Ciamis Sub-District, Ciamis
Regency, West Java 46215

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Preface

We especially thank the Lord for the blessings and mercy for the
writer, so he can finish this paper on time. Thanks to Mrs. Een as an
English teacher who always helps her students and provides a lot of
useful knowledge.
This is one of the tasks in English subjects. It consists of a proverb
and riddle explanation. This is not a perfect model so we expect critics
and suggestions to make it better. Hopefully this paper can be used as a
reference to learn about proverb and riddle.

Ciamis, 27 May 2018

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Content

Preface
Content
Proverb
 Definition
 Structure
 Characteristic
 Kinds of Proverb
Riddle

 Definition
 Structure
 Characteristic
 Example
Source

PROVERBS

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Every culture has a collection of wise sayings that offer advice about how to
live your life. These sayings are called by proverbs.

 STUCTURE OF PROVERBS
Proverbs often from clusters that share a common structure.

– Opposite parallel

– Similiar parallel

– Single statement

– Statement with an explanation

– Comparison

– Descriptive list

– Use of clause or instruction

 CHARACTERISTICS OF PROVERBS
Proverbs can be as short as two words. In addition, the full forms of popular
longer proverbs are often replaced by elliptical allusions.

Proverbs use prosodic devices that enhance their memorability, especially


rhyme, alliteration, parallelism, as ellipsis.

Proverbs often use simple rhetorical devices, metaphor, hyperbole,


paradox, and personification.

 KINDS OF PROVERBS
1. Aphorism (pepatah). This proverb offers advice.

Example; Don’t go too far in small. (persoalan kecil jangan dibesar-besarkan)

2. Parable (Perumpamaan). That has a moral lesson and has parable

Example: To carry coals to Newcastle (Bagai membuang garam ke laut)


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3. Slogan (pemeo). This proverb give spirit or motivation

Example

– Early bird gets worm ( Tuhan akan memberikan rezeki kepada makhluk-Nya yang
lebih dahulu bangun)

– Diligence is the mistress of success (rajin pangkal sukses).

RIDDLE

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A riddle is a type of poetry that describes something without actually
naming what it is, leaving the reader to guess. It is a light hearted type of poetry
which involves the reader. Riddles can be about anything, from riddles about
animals to riddle about objects. There are no rules on how to structure a riddle
poem, a riddle can be funny or it can rhyme, it depends on the person writing the
riddle.

 STRUCTURE OF RIDDLE
Riddle have no form set. Riddles can be a question with a quick witty answer.
They can be just a sentence that makes you have a sudden realization. We can
also create riddles from words that rhytme with a word in a riddle’s answer, other
word and phrases that use the funny part of an answer.

 CHARACTERISTIC OF RIDDLE
A riddle is a verbal puzzle, an enigmatic statement, description, or question
posed by one person to another, or to a group, who have to guess the answer. We
use the term loosely for more than one kind of puzzle. However, the riddle proper
relies on imagery for its effects; often quite poetic imagery. Some riddles use
pronoun “i” even though the word that should be guessed is a thing. For
example : “If you have me, you won’t to share me. If you share me, you haven’t
got me. What am i?” The answer is “a secret.

 Example :
1. It’s an animal. It’s an orange black. It has stripes. It has four paws. It lives in the
jungle. What is it? It is a tiger.

2. I have three eyes, all in a row. When the red one opens, all freeze. I am traffic
light.

3. Example of Rhyming Riddle

I come in different style.

I can help you walk for miles.


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Come in pair

I’m something what you wear

With heels I’m glam

Can you guest what I am?

I am a shoes.

Source

https://www.artikelbelajar.com/proverb-riddle-pengertian-contoh/#