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Review of the book Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication, 2013)
This article reviews the book entitled: "Americanah" written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2013, published by Harper Collins.
Pragmatic analysis of students' performance at the Polytechnic of Namibia.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of English Communication., 2009)
Pragmatics has been described as the analysis of language taking into account the socio-cultural context in which it is used. In other words, it is the study of language of a particular region which reveals the influence ...
Representation of time: A stylistic analysis of real and surreal elements in Joseph Heller's "Catch 22".
Surrealism is a movement that derives from psychology and embraces widely disparate genres such as art and literature. It has been defined as pure psychic automatism, by which one proposes to express either verbally, in ...
"How ya doin'?" Meta-pragmatic awareness in TV-serials: Friends (a case study).
That TV serials by nature consist of conversation is stating the obvious. Whether the serials are soapies (Dynasty, The Bold and the Beautiful, Dallas) or detective (CSI, Miami), drama in the courtroom (Boston Legal, The ...
Review of the book Hakahana: Anthology of poetry by Hugh Ellis.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication, 2012)
Review of the book Between yesterday and tomorrow: Writings by Namibian women.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication., 2008)
This article reviews the book "Between yesterday and tomorrow: Writings by Namibian women", edited by Elizabeth Ikhasas.
Literature and the teaching of stylistics: An investigation into the pragmatics of community formation in the educational context of Namibia.
(David Publishing, 2012)
The author’s paper is an attempt to investigate the success of the pedagogy of stylistics and pedagogical stylistics in the Namibian context. As an applied linguistics course, stylistics is eminently suitable for study ...
An analysis of English errors made by Polytechnic of Namibia students.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication, 2010)
The focus of this study is errors made by students using English at the Polytechnic of Namibia. An investigation into errors and their causes peculiar to Namibia is significant insofar as it enables the researchers to ...
The chutnification of English: An examination of the lexis of Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children".
Midnight’s Children has been variously described as a Postmodern novel, Post colonial novel, and a novel which uses techniques of magic realism, metafiction and historiography. Having won the Booker Prize, the novel has ...
Cause and effect: A stylistic analysis of the story in Ngugi's "A Grain of Wheat".
Analysis of story in narrative fiction poses a major challenge to stylisticians. There are several studies of style in fiction, which are mainly micro-linguistic in nature and focus on certain sections of the novel that ...