Liisa Granbom-Herranen

Liisa Granbom-Herranen
University of Turku | UTU · Department of Folkloristics

Doctor of Philosophy (Education); Doctor of Philosophy (Folkloristics))

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Zachris Topelius (Sakari Topelius) was journalist, educator, author and active politician. He used short stories as well as translations of Kalevala and proverbs translations in textbooks for elementary schools. The paper discusses what has been the target when proverbs have been included in Zachris Topelius's books. The original with the title Bok...
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Already in 19' century Finland, which after being a part of Sweden had become a Grand Duchy of Russia, was done an extensive work when collecting proverbs outside Russian area by missionaries, explorers and soldiers. The article focuses on one of these explorers' work, namely on Edward Westermarck and proverbs he collected during his travels in Mor...
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Sananlaskuilla on edelleen paikkansa suomenkielisessii arkipuheessa. Sananlaskuja tutkitaan varsin monipuolisista lähtöjkohdista ja useiden tieteenalojen asettamien tutkimusparadigmojen puitteissa. Sananlaskuja käytetän, tulkitaan ja tutkitaan aina jonkin aikakauden luomassa todellisuudessa. Artikkelissa tarkastelen sananlaskututkimusta folkloristi...
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The article focuses on the everyday use of proverbs, concentrating on proverbs in two Finnish newspapers and using some of the results of the previous cooperative paremiologic project.l The study highlighted some special cases in the use of proverbs in Finnish daily newspapers as the fairly rich use of proverbs in the titles and sub-headings of TV...
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The article participates on the discussion how reproducible language units, in this case proverbs and proverbial sentences, could be detected in a corpus of speech in written form. The study confirms that proverbs remain a part of contemporary Finnish communication and everyday language, although the context of use has changed over the period which...
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Artikkeli keskittyy Suomen vuosien 1921 ja 2020 oppivelvollisuuslakeihin sekä keskeisien niitä tukevien lakien ja asetuksien sisältöön. Tavoitteena on lyhyesti tarkastella, mitä lainsäädännössä ilmenevä käsitys oppivelvollisuudesta sisältää ja miten se on muuttunut sadassa vuodessa. Vai onko mikään muuttunut? Laeissa oppivelvollisuus näyttäytyy ens...
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Sedan 1600-talet har staten och kyrkan varit de makthavande institutionerna när det gäller all pedagogisk undervisning i Finland. Artikeln handlar om de här institutionernas förväntningar på allmogensbarnuppfostran i relation till den förverkligade informella uppfostran som var den främsta inlärningsmiljö för allmogebarn i Finland i början av 1900-...
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In this text I handle with some thoughts about proverbs in diverse context. Is a proverb in oral context the same as a proverb in written form? There are some discrepancies between proverbs in everyday life, proverbs in the media, and proverbs in literature. Moreover there seem to be quite big differences between the disciplines focusing the prover...
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Within folkloristic paremiology, proverbs have been regarded mainly as a part of the speech of older people. However, in the new Finnish urban tradition proverbs are not self-evidently passing from generation to generation and they are not anymore taught at school as a part of the curriculum of the native language. Instead, transmission takes place...
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The proverb Sitä kuusta kuuleminen, jonka juurella asunto [You have to listen to the advice given by the spruce you live next to'] is one of the oldest known Finnish proverbs. The proverb is still in use. As known, the constellations of proverbs are quite permanent. However, even if the proverbs are unchangeable, their meanings are not. Folklore st...
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The aim of this article is to analyse some changes both in the concept of the proverb and in the genre of proverbs. The perspective is from folkloristic paremiology. The need to analyse the proverb genre comes firstly from the existence of diverse terms used when discussing proverbs and proverbial expressions in folkloristic paremiology and in pare...
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This article examines the process that makes proverbial utterances meaning-carrying units. The aim is to show why proverbial utterances are used and understood in everyday speech, focusing particularly on their context-connected aspects. Context is understood as a cultural matter, as a matter of an individual experience, and as offering a frame for...
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The article focuses on SMS-messages as short letters in a Finnish daily newspaper, Salon Seudun Sanomat. A proverb is often included in the SMS-message. The analysis is based on Charles Briggs's (1988) research on a proverb's performances. Proverbs in a spoken language are in many ways similar to proverbs in the colloquial written form, presentatio...
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This article focuses on questions to be considered when using research data for paremiology, especially when the aim is to make conclusions about proverbs and culture (in other words, the way in which people live and express values). Context creates the frame for expressions, but often it is not available. Proverbs, phrases and proverbial expressio...
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The article concentrates on PauI Grice's cooperative principle, with a focus on how it applies to proverbs. Proverbs are seen as a part of vernacular language used in oral and written form. Talk exchange situations are always meaningful as language is to be understood as a tool for cultural expression. The Finnish proverbs in the examples presented...
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This theory-oriented dissertation focuses on proverbs in contemporary use. The aim is to highlight one of the ways proverbs are used and interpreted in everyday communication using colloquial written language. The empirical material and the argumentation are linked to theoretical models, thereby forming a basis for the conclusions. By using and ill...
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This article gives an overview of Finnish proverbs and singing. Finnish proverbs may be said to be quite strongly bound together with singing. The first proverbs with melody originate from the days the first traditional Finnish proverbs are known. From 20th century we have modern proverbs combined with music. The paper discusses where the diving li...
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The article focuses on Finnish proverbs as a part of contemporary colloquial written language in everyday use and context. The article offers a view on what is happening with proverbs in the vernacular in Finnish everyday life. Most traditional Finnish proverbs originate from an agrarian context and still use agrarian language, even if nowadays the...
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Collecting and studying any kind of cultural units means participating in an ongoing discourse in the culture in which they are used. It also relates to these dimensions of time: past, present and future. In the same way as the past is a combination of social, economic, geographical and other cultural factors, the present is a unique creation of th...
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Artikkelissa tarkastelen suomalaista sananlaskua lyhyenä, itsenäisen ajatuksen sisältämänä kannanottona, joka on tai on ollut tuttu ajan ja paikan muodostamassa tilassa. Se on jonkin ryhmän yleisesti tuntema tai käyttämä ilmaisu, joka on lause tai se voi olla myös viittaus lauseeseen. Keskityn käsitteiden 'hullu' ja 'tyhmä' käyttöön sekä niiden lii...
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This article 1 examines proverbs and proverbial expressions in contemporary newspaper contexts and in everyday use in three languages: Estonian, Finnish, and Slovenian. Print editions of the Estonian newspapers Postimees and Tartu Postimees, the Finnish newspapers Helsingin Sanomat, Salon Seudun Sanomat, and Perniönseudun Lehti, and the Slovenian n...
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The article is a continuation of the Newspaper project presented in ICP-2012 (the articles were published in 2013). This study has been a part of a comparative study in Estonia, Finland and Slovenia for the years 2012-2014, the Newspaper project -2 focuses on Estonian (Piret Voolaid), Slovenian (Saša Babič) and Finnish (Liisa Granbom-Herranen) news...
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The article participates in the discourse of using already existing materials for some new purpose. The example is a study focusing on family use of proverbial utterances. As a narrative source 1 draw on the material collected with interviews of families with three generation. The interviews have been conducted during the years 1994 to 1997 in Finl...
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This article handles with proverbs and proverbial expresses used in a Finnish regional, medium-size newspaper. In Salon Seudun Sanomat it was to be found over one hundred proverbs or proverbial expressions during one week in May 2012. The article touches on the concept of proverb and the starting point is on folkloristic paremiology as well as on p...
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The article deals with one type of diverse relationships between proverbs and women in the Finnish folklore tradition. Since 1950's in Finland as well as in various cultures the underestimation of women and womanhood has been in the center of discourse connecting women and proverbs. I try to make the women in Finnish proverbs visible. The focus in...
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Proverbs are an important part ofraising, teaching and leaming. They occur also as parrs ofpedagogical speech in everyday life. The proverbs used by parents and grandparents are special even in one's adulthood. Passing from one generation to another, proverbs have been the speech ofthe family and the neighbourhood. The main objective in my research...
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Kasvatustieteilijöitä sekä muiden tieteenalojen edustajia kokoontui tämän vuoden maalis-kuussa Jyväskylässä NERAn (Nordic Educational Research Association) 39. pohjoismai-seen tapaamiseen. NERAn kongressi järjestetään vuorovuosina kussakin Pohjoismaassa, tänä vuonna oli Suomen ja Jyväskylän yliopiston vuoro vastata järjestelyistä. Osallistujien läh...
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This article focuses on the challenge to explain why proverbs are understood in various ways. Even the proverb is unchangeable the meaning depends on the time and place. The model for the interpretation of proverb bases on the similar practical function of the metaphor and proverb. The model allows both the literal and the metaphorical meaning. The...
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The purpose of this article is to introduce some features of the relationship between proverbs and gender in Finnish folklore tradition. I focus on pedagogical speech using proverbs in the life-stories from the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The main interest is on bringing up children concentrating on the written me...
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The aim of the article is to present one model that can be used to see how the proverbs do get their meanings. The model makes use of the functional similarities of metaphors and proverbs based on the model of metaphor by Jaakko Hintikka and Gabriel Sandu (1994), the interpretation of the proverb is founded on the possible world semantics (in the s...
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To get to understand what do children leen in eseryday life and communication at home, I look at the pedagogical speech and proverbs used in ii Proverbs are an important part of upbringing, teaching and learning especially in cultures based on unwritten information and memory as was situation also in Finland still in 19th and early 20th, if we look...
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Liisa Granbom-Herranen tarkastelee väitöskirjassaan kasvatuksen ja lapsuudessa kuultujen sananlaskujen suhdetta. Hän lähestyy 1900-luvun alun lasten kasvatusta sekä elämäntarinoiden että lapsen elämää käsittelevien säädösten kautta.
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Tutkielmassa lähestytään sananlaskuja niiden käyttökontekstin kautta. Tarkastelun kohteena on kirjoitettu kertova aineisto, jossa esiintyy sananlaskuja muun kerronnan yhteydessä. Sananlaskuja lähestytään kuulijan näkökulmasta, kuulijan tulkintaan tukeutuen. Aineistona on Kalevalan juhlavuoden 1985 kilpakirjoitus "Perinne elämässäni". Tarkasteltavin...

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