Zameka Sijadu

Zameka Sijadu
Stellenbosch University | SUN · African Languages

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This study is based on a discourse analysis of official COVID-19 addresses by South African national government ministers with a focus on linguistic choices. While access to healthcare is an obvious issue of social justice during the pandemic, language plays a covert role in processes of access and inequality. Linguistic understanding influences so...
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The theoretical framework of argumentation as advanced by Van Eemeren and Grootendorst is used to explore the quality of argumentative segments in the traditional political setting as portrayed in AC Jordan’s isiXhosa novel Ingqumbo Yeminyanya, self-translated as The Wrath of the Ancestors. This article examines the extent to which the extended-pra...
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The paper aims to demontrate how the framework of Argumentation theory postulated by Van Eemeren and Grootendorst (1992), Van Eemeren and Houtlosser (1999), Van Eemeren, Houtlosser, Henkemans (2007), Van Eemeren (2010) can be utilised in the analysis and account of different argumentative discourse segments of the characters in the novel Ingqumbo Y...
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ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to explore interpersonal persuasive messages of Xhosaspeaking women. The findings suggest that the majority of attempts at interpersonal persuasion take place in close and often personal relationships. The findings further show that the majority of Xhosa-speaking women tend to persuade those they are fami...

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- discover strategic maneuvering in traditional political texts - analyse argument schemes in these texts