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A cross-linguistic analysis of finite rasing constructions.
This thesis provides and discusses a comprehensive collection of empirical data that show that many languages of the world manifest long A-movement of the subjects of embedded finite clauses to the subject position ...
Stages on pages : a comparative study of Pieter-Dirk Uys' one man shows as an autobiographical alternative to memoir.
In this dissertation I seek to analyse the use of autobiographical monologues and elements in selected scenes from the political revues Foreign Aids (2001) and Elections and Erections (2009) by South African playwright-performer ...
On the syntax of derived nominals in English and Greek.
This study exammes different approaches to analysing the syntactic derivation of nouns from verbs within the theoretical framework of Principles and Parameters (PP phrases by presenting a contrastive study of English and ...
Ruimte en identiteit na aanleiding van D.J. Opperman se digbundel, Komas uit 'n bamboesstok (1979) = Space and identity pertaining to D.J. Opperman's volume of poetry, "Komas uit 'n bamboesstok" (1979).
Hierdie studie is ŉ ondersoek na die rol wat ruimte en identiteit speel in D.J. Opperman se digbundel Komas uit ŉ bamboesstok (1979). Die studie maak gebruik van ŉ kommunikatiewe benadering wat die leser in staat stel om ...
Mise Eire : national and personal identity in two recent Irish memoirs.
Chapter One will outline the way I will be using the constructs of "national" and "personal" identity, and will then move on to provide a brief contextual setting for the creation and importance of certain literary ...
Challenges in cross-cultural translation : a discussion of S.E.K. Mqhayi's Ityala Lamawele.
This thesis is structured into four sections. The first section is a brief statement on the choice of the text chosen for the purpose of translation. Ityala Lamawele is one of the old and classic Xhosa texts and after ...
The rhythmo-melodic Geste as agent of spiritual communion and/or affirmation of identity : an investigation into the performance of selected tamil and zulu marriage rituals and ceremonies in South Africa.
This study examines the similarities and differences between the historical background and the current performance of Tamil and traditional Zulu marriages. After presenting an account of the historical development of ...
Linking private and public personal and political transition in Sindiwe Magona's forced to grow.
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People out of place : emotional geography, postmodern identity and gender in three contemporary Japanese texts.
This dissertation examines contemporary Japanese notions of place, gender and identity as discussed in three texts by Japanese and Japanese-descended authors. The texts under examination include Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s film ...
Making the journey : the female Bildungsroman and quest motifs in selected Margaret Atwood texts.
The research presented in this dissertation examines, from a gender studies approach, the genre of the female Bildungsroman and the representation of quest motifs in three primary texts selected from the oeuvre of Margaret ...