International Journal For Research In Social Science And Humanities | ISSN: 2208-2697 <p>Green Publication provides high quality research journals with monthly frequency, open access and double blind peer-reviewed. Green Publication providing a platform for the researchers, academicians, professional, practitioners and students to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers, case studies, literature reviews and book reviews.<br><span style="font-size: 1.5em;"><strong> <span style="color: black; text-shadow: #048204 0px 0px 3px;">Current Impact Factor: 2.754</span></strong></span></p> en-US <p>In consideration of the journal, Green Publication taking action in reviewing and editing our manuscript, the authors undersigned hereby transfer, assign, or otherwise convey all copyright ownership to the Editorial Office of the Green Publication in the event that such work is published in the journal. Such conveyance covers any product that may derive from the published journal, whether print or electronic. Green Publication shall have the right to register copyright to the Article in its name as claimant, whether separately <br>or as part of the journal issue or other medium in which the Article is included.</p> <p>By signing this Agreement, the author(s), and in the case of a Work Made For Hire, the employer, jointly and severally represent and warrant that the Article is original with the author(s) and does not infringe any copyright or violate any other right of any third parties, and that the Article has not been published elsewhere, and is not being considered for publication elsewhere in any form, except as provided herein. Each author’s signature should appear below. The signing author(s) (and, in (Virender Singh) (Rajbir Singh) Sun, 30 Jun 2019 11:22:11 +0000 OJS 60 JIGGIEA AMHARIC ORAL POETRY IN NORTH WOLLO: SOCIAL FUNCTIONS AND A SAMPLE ANALYSIS <p><em>The study was conductedon “Jiggiea Amharic oral poetry in north wollo: social functions and a sample analysis”. As a pushing factor, ‘Jiggiea’ oral Amharic poetry performance gradually vanished from the farmers. One among the influences is modernization. Peasants are using mobile phone recorders in farming activities. Hence, this issue initiated the researcher to conduct a study on it. Therefore, the general objective of the study to investigate the social functions of Amharic oral poems produced and received by the people of North Wollo particularly engaged in Jiggiea. To attain the objective of the study, the researcher employed qualitative research method. Besides, primary and secondary sources for data collection were used. The primary data collection tools are interview and observation. Researches, articles, and journals were also employed as secondary method of data collection. This study was designed to record poems in North Wollo and to examine their social functions through thematic as well as contextual analyses. One of the findings the study revealed that praise, socio-political commentary, historical record and inspiring as the major social functions of Jiggiea oral poetry. Praise appeared to play roles in boosting farmers’ hard work, praise to bean ox, friends, place such as North Wollo and ethnic groups. In the category of socio-political commentary, condemnations of the behaviour of the farmers such as laziness, maladministration, generation gap, envy and malevolent, and expressions of government protests were reflected. In recording history, Jiggiea Amharic oral poems also reflect historical events and places such as great famine in Wollo and the historical province of ‘Raya Azebo’. Moreover, ‘Jiggiea’ oral poetry was also found out to play great roles in terms of inspiring team spirit and boosting work moral.</em></p> Daniel Mengistie Yimer Copyright (c) 2019 International Journal For Research In Social Science And Humanities | ISSN: 2208-2697 Sun, 30 Jun 2019 11:20:13 +0000