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By David Meyer

Tahiti has a wealthy historical past of oral culture. Early viewers to the island transcribed recitations of fantasy, conflict handle, and land description. formerly their poetic association has remained unexplored. From a computationally assisted research, this booklet describes early use of meter and parallelism and speculates on demeanour of composition. It sheds mild on a poetic sort unanticipated for Polynesia and memorable between international poetries.

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