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A multisemiotic discourse analysis of race in apartheid South Africa: The case of Sandra Laing
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
In this thesis I investigate the reconstruction of the life history of Sandra Laing and the recreation of the apartheid context by analyzing two artefacts. These main artefact for investigation is the movie Skin, by ...
The Zimbabwean threat: media representations of immigrants in the South African media
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
This thesis is a multimodal discourse analysis of the media representations of Zimbabwean immigrants in the South African media. The aim of the investigation is to illustrate how Zimbabwean immigration and Zimbabwean ...
A discourse analysis of selected truth and reconciliation commission testimonies: appraisal and genre
(University of Western Cape, 2007)
This thesis is a discourse analysis of five testimonies from South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The aim of the analysis is to explore the ways in which the testifiers perform their identities, construe ...
Language use and mode of communication in community development projects in Nyanza province, Kenya
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
The concept of community development is founded on the premise that changes in the living conditions of people are best effected by the people themselves. The term community evokes the idea of a homogeneous social group ...