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Imagining multilingual spaces through scripted 'codeswitching' in multilingual performance: a case study of '7de Laan'
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This thesis examines how multilingual spaces in South Africa are imagined and reconstructed through the use of scripted codeswitching in 7de Laan. It explores how the socio-political discourses and other ideologies from ...
A discourse analysis of a personal narrative told by an adolescent boy in a Cape Town children's home.
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Storytelling serves many purposes. People often tell stories as a coping mechanism, as a way of self-representation, and as a means for self-reflection. Through stories, narrators construct identities and gain perspective ...
Gendered positions in a church youth group: a discourse analysis
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
This research is a discourse analysis of a christian “coloured” youth group, from the area of Mitchell‘s Plain, Cape Town. The aim of the analysis is to explore the ways in which the interlocutors construct their identities ...
Youth multilingualism and discourses of disability: An intersectional approach
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Disability, as a topic of investigation, is considerably overlooked in the discipline of sociolinguistics. This thesis aims to bridge the gap between disability and sociolinguistics studies, as I critically explore the ...