Riddles: expressive models of interrogation

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 10 Published In Pages: 509-533
By Roberts, John M., Forman, Michael L.


This paper examines riddles and posits that they are expressive models of oral interrogation. Three exploratory studies are reviewed. Empirical analysis suggests that riddles are associated with variables such as political integration, games of strategy, and responsibility training.

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