We hear riddles every day as we walk in the streets or from the people we associate with all the time. They are meant to make you deeper before arriving at the right answer. The riddles are not new since they were in use a long time ago, but they are still fascinating and are seen in many cultures today. The riddles have a deeper meaning. Behind the few words that form the Christmas Scavenger Hunts, there is a complex linguistic structure that can unveil a lot about art and language in which they exist.
Questions can be read and answered, but they appear effective when they are done orally where a person poses a riddle then another person participate in giving the correct answer. They work within the linguistic and cultural rules which they exist in making them an art of assumptions, which begins with performance. The person posting the riddle always have an answer, and therefore they emphasize each word of the riddle that is relevant to the answer. The content of the riddle is significant to the artistic and cultural aspects of the riddle. The solution of the riddle comes from what most people encounter every day. All the clues to a riddle must hold cultural meaning to ensure that most people can comprehend the references. When the sentence structure is observed, the riddles can demonstrate many things about a language.
The performance of any riddle can reveal a lot about the cultural relevance. An example of a riddle: "I live off of a busy street if you wish you can stay for an hour or two, but if you fail to pay rent I will tell you.". The most relevant answer to this riddle is a parking meter. The words that are emphasized mostly on this riddle are two, rent, off, and you. In our understanding, when a person states that they live off the street, it simply means that they live on a street that joins to the first street. The word off implies something else in this riddle different from the outer meaning. The rent is used to imply another meaning other than the general meaning that we know. The riddle is very relevant to the modern time since almost everyone is familiar to the parking meter and are aware of the new inventions. Check out http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/27/world/extinct-animal-ungulate-macrauchenia-darwin-tree-of-life/index.html to learn more about riddles.
Riddle Me is an art that helps people to look at the language artistically and helps people to improve their thinking.