Influence of Folk Literature on Silampu
சிலம்பில் நாட்டுப்புற இலக்கியச் செல்வாக்கு
Keywords:Folk literature, folk songs, mythology, oral literature, written literature
Folk literature is the true emotional expression of the soul wandering in the womb of the earth. It can be said that the oral literary genre was conceived when the origin of language originated. The world’s first language and then oral literature and subsequent
written literature can be considered to have flourished. Folk literature is categorised as Folk literature, folk songs, stories, anecdotes,
proverbs, legends, myths. All these folk literary elements abound in the epics. The purpose of this article is to examine the influence of folk literature on folk greetings, lines, hymns, folk dances, certain beliefs and customs, especially in Silappathikaram.