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The Mongolian Scholars' Interpretation of the Cultural Origin of Some Mongolian Epic Motifs and Plot Types

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DOI: 10.23977/ssmme.2018.62209


Si Qintuoya

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Si Qintuoya


In the Mongolian epics, the motif is the unit of repetition with high repetition rate. The classification of the Mongolian epic motifs according to the plot type can be very helpful in understanding the cultural origins of the episodic types in the Mongolian epic. This paper aims at the interpretation of Mongolian scholars on the cultural origins of some Mongolian epic motifs and episodic types.


Mongolian scholar, Mongolian epic, motif, plot type, cultural origin

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