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Code-switching: An appraisal resource in TRC testimonies
(John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011)
This article analyses the function that code-switching plays in selected testimonies given at South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission which followed the country's transition to democracy in 1994. In a number of ...
Construals of agency in the testimony of Colin de Souza
(Academia Press, 2009)
In this paper, I analyse the testimony of Colin de Souza given before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in the mid-1990s.1 My aim is to explore how De Souza projects an identity of himself as 'agentive', ...
'Language has a heart': linguistic markers of evaluation in selected TRC testimonies
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
This paper explores how two testifiers at the Human Rights Violation hearings of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 1996 used selected markers of evaluation (shifts in tense, the inclusion of direct ...