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My sincere thanks to the late Napaljarri who gave such devoted assistance over the years and who made sure my transcriptions did justice to the language and the storytellers. Nancy Napanangka, Cecily Napanangka, and Barbara Napaljarri have also assisted greatly. Mary Laughren's materials on directions in Warlpiri have been of enormous help. 2. Not all cultures follow the same rhetorical style. For example, the frog stories 1 collected from speakers of Western Nilotic languages revealed that the use of proverbs marks a good story in western Kenya and northern Uganda.

He ascended'). , 'he climbed up the rock to the tree branch'). Slobin (1996b) further argues that what is asserted versus 38 Penelope Brown what is implied varies in accordance with this typology; for example, characteristically, English asserts trajectory and implies endstate, while Spanish asserts endstate and implies trajectory. This language-specific propensity for channeling attention ensures that the foreground and background are constructed by the narrator, not given by the pictures. Frog stories have a language-specific flavour or style.

Sentences with verbs for 'climb', 'lie', 'sit', and 'throw' contained locatives. For the eight-year-olds, half or more of the sentences with verbs for 'arise', 'climb', 'enter', 'go', 'sit', and 'throw' contained locatives. For the nine/ten-year-olds, half or more of the sentences with verbs for 'enter', 'go', and 'sit' contained locatives. For the teenagers, half or more of the sentences with verbs for 'carry', 'climb', 'enter', 'fall', 'go', 'run', 'sit', or 'throw' contained locatives. One similarity across the groups is the use of locatives with the verb nyinami 'sit'.

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