Oral literature, including stories, dramas, riddles, histories, myths, songs, proverbs, and other expressions, is frequentlyemployed to educate and entertain children. Oral histories, myths, and proverbs additionally serve to remind wholecommunities of their ancestors' heroic deeds, their past, and the precedents for their customs and traditions. Essential tooral literature is a concern for presentation and oratory. Folktale tellers use call-response techniques. A griot (praise singer)will accompany a narrative with music.