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  • Bosch, Sonja E. (African Language Association of Southern Africa., 1986)
    Subject agreement with denominal copulatives appears not to be compulsory, as is the case with verbs.Zulu grammarians are not,however,of one mind regarding the usage of the subject concord in denominal copulative constructions. ...
  • Bosch, Sonja E. (African Language Association of Southern Africa, 1988)
    Bantu languages have a number of grammatical genders which are paired into singular/plural classes. The purpose of this article is to find solutions for some of the agreement arising from the conjunction of two or more ...
  • Grobler, Gerhardus Marthinus Maritz (1989-11)
    One of the major text-oriented movements of the twentieth century, structuralism interests itself in the structural patterns of literary works. Gerard Genette, renowned French structuralist, examined the complex relations ...
  • Van der Merwe, A. P. (Anna Petronella) (1992-11)
    The dynamic nature of drama is reflected in the inherent dichotomous composition of text and performance. The continuing controversy about the infrequent public performances of the almost 250 published texts in African ...
  • Bosch, Sonja E. (African Language Association of Southern Africa, 1993)
    A typological study of a language family can throw light on specific linguistic issues in a language belonging to such a family.In Zulu there is for instance uncertainty regarding the use of the object agreement marker in ...
  • Madiba, Mbulungeni Ronald (1994-01)
    This study deals with the influence of other languages on Venda. It begins by looking at the various contact situations and then analyses the adaptation of foreign linguistic forms and their impact on the Venda language. ...
  • Nyandoro, Farayi, 1964- (1994-06)
    Early written Shona narratives like Solomon Mutswairo's Feso [Thorn; name of main character, 1982] evince fantasy since they emanated from folktales, a genre that abounds in this element. Contrary to this, Charles Mungoshi ...
  • Zulu, E. S. Q. (1994-06)
    This dissertation deals with the poetry of C.S.Z. Ntuli, with specific reference to themes, diction and form. The introductory chapter deals with the aim of study, the author's biographical background, the development ...
  • Scheckle, Linda Ann (1994-10)
    Austin's Speech Act Theory is a valuable tool for the analysis of a literary text. In interaction, the intentionand purpose-success of linguistic communication can be gauged by establishing whether participants have met ...
  • Mawela, Agnes (1994-11)
    This study is a comparison of female characters portrayed by different authors in selected Venda novels. Chapter One comprises the aim of the study, approach, life history of authors, comments on their work, a short ...
  • Kotze, Albert Ewald (1995-06)
    In hierdie studie word die fonologie en die morfologie van Lobedu, 'n dialek van die Noordoostelike dialekbundel van Noord-Sotho, beskryf. Historiese gegewens, soos in hoofstuk 1 weergegee, toon aan dat die Balobedu ...
  • Risenga, David Jinja (1995-11)
    This study involves an investigation into the use of satire and humour as strategies of communication. The poetry of four Tsonga poets selected for study includes these strategies which are investigated for the purpose ...
  • Ngwenya, A. V. (Alfred Vivi), 1957- (1995-11)
    The aim of this dissertation is to prove that tsotsitaal is widely spoken in the black townships and interferes with the correct usage of standard Zulu. Secondly, the intention is to prove that the influence of Zulu on ...
  • Saule, N. (1996-06)
    This thesis attempts to examine some of Mqhayi' s literary works to establish their merit in terms of the images that are realised. In the main this necessitates the evaluation of the literary and linguistic qualities ...
  • Mokgoatsana, Sekgothe Ngwato Cedric (1996-06)
    The study vacillates between the text, the reader and the author. Examining biography and such socio-cultural factors as marriage and cosmology, the reader is equipped with sufficient background which illuminates the ...
  • Tladi, Maggie Molatelo (1996-11)
    A wide variety of aspects of Machaka's poetry was treated. His poetry which is meaningful when viewed against his traditional culture brings inspiration and a formal mode of literary expression. Death was never accepted ...
  • Bosch, Sonja E. (African Language Association of Southern Africa, 1997)
    The aim of this article is to trace some of the possible origins of the possessive particle -ka- in Zulu, which occurs when the possessor noun is a noun of class 1a.Research done so far on the nature of -ka-,does not provide ...
  • Du Preez, Petronella Maria, 1963- (1997-06)
    Die term deiksis is afgelei van die Griekse woord deiktikos wat 'wys na' betaken, en verwys na daardie uitdrukkings wat in 'n taal gebruik word om die belangrikste orientasiepunte in 'n gespreksituasie te verwoord. Aile ...

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