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  • Chauke, Osborn Risimati (1998-05)
    This mini-dissertation analyses the novels of M.J. Maluleke using aspects of narratology in the analysis of prose. Maluleke is one of the greatest Tsonga writers in the sense that his novels reflect a high creative level ...
  • Kutumela, Malebo Virginia (1998-05)
    The aim of this study is to analyse the Tswana writer B.M.Malefo's, short stories. Narratology played a major role in this analysis. Although the theory, of Rimmon- Kenan formed the basis of the study, the work of other ...
  • Mereeotlhe, Diphimotswe Dipsy Victoria (1998-11)
    This study is not an analysis of the nature of the Tswana novel. Malope (1983:33) has already dealt with this aspect, as well as the aspects of a novel that critics agree are the most important. As most of the Tswana novels ...
  • Msimeki, Basani Emelina (1998-03)
    The purpose of this study was to carry out a critical assessment of characterization in two novels, namely Murhandziwani by S J Baloyi and Manyunyu ya Xitsotso by T H Khosa. It is thus a study of two narrative literary ...
  • Matata, Jane Pheladi Mogomontlha (1997)
    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION The idiom is defined in this chapter. Information gathered from different sources including books is used to differentiate the idiom from the proverb. CHAPTER 2 THE ORIGIN OF IDIOMS Some ...
  • Dikotla, Edith Morongwa. (1996)
    This research describes Batlokwa women's songs as performed in current situations. Fieldwork was conducted in Tlokweng (Silwerkrans) which is located in the North West Region. The research depends mainly on fieldwork. The ...
  • Dikgale, Leuba Peter (1996)
    The primary aim of this study is to make an appraisal of some short stories from H.M Nkadimeng's Selepe Gomela. The concept "appraisal" means to evaluate or to estimate the value, amount, quality or success. Like other ...
  • Motebele, Malema Mary (1997-06)
    Although Southern-Sotho proverbs and riddles have appeared in many publications, seemingly imagery in these genres has not been analysed or described in depth. The purpose of this study is to discuss imagery as evoked by ...
  • Meyiwa, Duduzile Daphney (1997-10)
    Firstly, the aim of this study is to give a brief overview of the present research on the consecutive, i.e. the existing views concerning this verbal form. Secondly, it is hoped that further investigation into the structure ...
  • Mndawe, Isaac Kholas (1997)
    The primary aim of this study is to: assess the relevance of the Zulu first language syllabus in respect of its meeting the needs of pupils; investigate and discuss language teaching approaches that may be appropriate ...
  • Ncoko, Sizakele Olga Sylvia (1998)
    This dissertation investigates codeswitching among black junior primary school pupils in two multiracial schools in Gauteng. The main objective of the study is to determine the effects of an English-dominant setting on ...
  • Ngwenya, Mapule Magdeline (2002-11)
    The aim of this study is to endeavour to analyse the language and style in M.T. Mmileng's novels. The study will focus on how the writer uses language to convey his thoughts, emotions and feelings communicable. The first ...
  • Kganyago, Matiakgole Phillip (2000)
    This study aims to examine the structure and style of Setswana folktales. Secondly it wishes to test the applicability of synchronic approach in general and (in particular) Propp-Dundes' approaches in the evaluation of ...
  • Gule, Welldone Theophilious Zibhekele (1996)
    The following aspects are covered in this study: The historical development of Zulu drama. This development is divided into the following periods: Pre-colonial, Missionary and Post-Missionary; the period under discussion ...
  • Madonsela, Fanyana Stanley (1997)
    Zulu, as one of the widely spoken languages in South Africa is subjected to change in these changing times. The intensified exposure of Zulu native speakers to the fields of politics and technology, amongst others, have ...
  • Jiyane, Brenda Nomadlozi (1997-10)
    This study is concerned with deixis as a subcategory of semantics and/or pragmatics which has not been dealt with thoroughly in the African languages. A number of English scholars indicate that the subcategories of deixis ...
  • Masango, Elvis Mphephethi (1996-02)
    This is a survey of the use of imagery in both traditional and modern Zulu praise poetry. For the purposes of this corpus, emphasis will be placed on izibongo (praise poems) of the Zulu kings, chiefs, prominent figures, ...
  • Rasenyalo, N. G. (2000)
    Lestrade (1949) has already stated that the African people themselves regard traditional praise poems as the highest form of their literary art. Scholars such as Goma (1967), Kunene (1971) and Swanepoel (1983) have already ...
  • Serekoane, Basebi B. (1996-02)
    The aim of this study is to investigate and make a critical survey of tricks, trickster characters and trickster tales in Tswana folktales. In the introductory paragraphs a brief definition of folklore is provided, and ...
  • Groenewald, Hermanus Christoffel (1998-05)
    Approaches to folklore/oral forms have evolved from an interest in things (texts are included here) to an interest in process, of which performance studies is a prime example. A performance orientation seeks to restore ...

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