Disclosure Of Name Origin Of Sub-District In Palangka Raya City Through Investigating Spoken Literature

  • Fimeir Liadi IAIN Palangkaraya
  • Jasiah IAIN Palangkaraya
Keywords: Spoken literature, origin, sub-district, Palangkaraya City


Spoken literature, including Spoken stories, is a national cultural heritage that still has positive values ​​to be developed and utilized in future life, especially in relation to fostering literary appreciation. Spoken literature also has long served as a tool for understanding the idea of ​​inheriting values ​​growing in a society. In fact, Spoken literature has been existing for centuries. Communities or collectives inherit folklore from generation to generation traditionally. There are those who verbally so that the story can be different versions of the story depending on the reader (Danandjaja, 2002: 4). Folklore has the character of spoken story derived from generation to generation through tradition. Other stories relating to the origins of the names of five sub-districts in Palangkaraya City still need further investigation in order to get the whole storyline. The search for the origin names of the village is clearly not an easy matter, because the stories are spokenly from generation to generation. However, this spoken tradition has been gradually lost. Even according to narrators of spoken literature, today, it is rare to find people who still know the storyline of the origin of the names of five sub-districts in Palangkaraya City


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