Sexual Awakening and Courtship

Ibrahim Muhawi

in Speak, Bird, Speak Again

Published by University of California Press

Published in print February 1989 | ISBN: 9780520062924
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520908734 | DOI:
Sexual Awakening and Courtship

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This chapter presents a Palestinian folktale that focuses on the relationship between mother and son. The mother wishes to break free of her role, which confines her to being a passive recipient of her son's attention. In addition to being a mother, she also wants to marry again and become a wife.

Keywords: Palestinian folktale; mother; son; wife

Chapter.  14256 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology

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