How to understand the proverb?
Since ancient times people have been inventing every lifesituation short and capacious description, designation. It just seems that today and time is different, and people have changed. Very much in our being remained indestructible. We did not eradicate the ordinary human vices. Each of the minuses of mankind is reflected in proverbs. However, there are also those who do not ridicule our shortcomings, but laconically and accurately describe familiar and familiar situations.
Not always the meaning of the proverb is in sight, on the surface. Sometimes you need to think to understand its "salt". How to understand the proverb, how to get out of the strange combination of words that is hidden by an intelligent people?
Proverb is a wise and short saying
Simple and clear "Idleness is the mother of all vices"says that a person with a lazy will certainly have and a couple more shortcomings. After all, idling, he certainly falls into different situations, which he could have avoided if he had been busy.
Lackiness and inaccuracy ridiculesproverb: "Plant a pig at the table, she and her feet on the table." It is easy to understand that its meaning is not only in the ugly behavior of some people. The hint of ingratitude and disrespect for other people is also evident.
Sometimes, in order to understand the proverb, one must understandin what conditions people lived and what was true for them. For example, "Day after day after the sleeves." It is clear that the sleeves that cover the hands do not allow the employee to perform his job qualitatively. That's why the sleeves rolled up, and the deflated ones were synonymous with bad work and a lazy person.
Since it is not always possible to understand the meaning of the proverb immediately, it is necessary to understand that everything about which they are spoken is generalized. That is, not always words in the proverb must be understood directly.
How to learn to disclose the meaning of a proverb
At the lesson or in the homework the teacher asksto reveal the meaning of the proverb. Often, you need your written response to start with the words "As I understand the proverb ...". The writing is only your thoughts and your perception of the popular dictum. Therefore, one should not strive to find a clear answer. You should listen to the sound of words in the proverb, try to catch the thought that is put into it by a wise people, and give an answer yourself. That it always turned out, you need to learn, read a lot, study the history and language of your people. Then the meaning of any of his sayings will be clear.