Literator: Journal of Literary Criticism, comparative linguistics and literary studies

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 2, August

Classification of Setswana Short stories/Klaassifikasie Van Setswana-Kortverhale
Abstract Classification of Setswana short stories The aim of this article is to reclassify Setswana short stories according to their treatment of female characters. Critics such as Ranamane have classified Setswana literary works according to...
Hard Times as Bodie: The Allegorical Functionality in E.L. Doctorow's Welcome to Hard Times (1960)/Hard Times as Bodie: Die Allegoriese Funksionaliteit in E.L. Doctorow Se Welcome to Hard Times (1960)
Abstract Hard Times as Bodie: the allegorical functionality in E.L. Doctorow's Welcome to Hard Times (1960) "Welcome to Hard Times" (1960), E.L. Doctorow's first novel, differs from the rest of his oeuvre because it is not set in a metropolitan...
In the Shadow of the Cross: On Lagerkvist's Barabbas/ in Die Skadu Van Die Kruis: Oor Lagerkvist Se Barabbas
Abstract In the shadow of the cross: on Lagerkvist's Barabbas In Lagerkvist's novel, the course of Barabbas' life is shaped by the burden of being linked to Jesus' death. Barabbas is faced with the question of who Jesus was and of how to respond...
The Language or the Cheetah? Perspectives on the Importance of Language Visibility on the New Free State Number Plate as Public sign/Die Taal of Die Cheetah? Perspektlewe Op Die Belang Van Taalsigbaarheid by Die Nuwe Vrystaatse Nommerplaat as Openbare Teken (1)
Abstract The language or the cheetah? Perspectives on the importance of language visibility on the new Free State number plate as public sign This article investigates the importance of language visibility on the new Free State number plate,...
The Mnemonic Oral Tradition with Special Reference to the Management and Expression of Conflict in Zulu-Speaking communities/Die Mnemoniese Orale Tradisie Met Spesifieke Verwysing Na Die Bestuur En Uitdrukking Van Konflik in Zulu-Sprekende Gemeenskappe
Abstract The mnemonic oral tradition with special reference to the management and expression of conflict in Zulu-speaking communities The identification of features of oral studies and especially the issue of conflict and their terms of reference,...
The Use of Humour to Stimulate Creative Writing in the Teaching of Afrikaans: A Case study/Die Gebruik Van Humor Om Kreatiewe Skryf in Die Onderrig Van Afrikaans Te Stimuleer: 'N Gevallestudie
Thomas Edison: 'I never did a day's work in my life--it was all fun.' (Torok et al., 2004.) Abstract The use of humour to stimulate creative writing In the teaching of Afrikaans: a case study This article reports on of a qualitative research...
Traces of Migration and Loss in Krzysztof Kleslowski's Three Colours trilogy/Spore Van Migrasie En Verlies in Krzysztof Kieslowski Se Three Colours Trilogy (1)
Abstract Traces of migration and loss in Krzysztof Kleslowski's Three colours trilogy This article will focus on Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Three colours trilogy", technically a French-Polish-Swiss co-production. Kieslowski lived in the West while...