Bena Narrative Discourse

Statement of Responsibility:
Eaton, Helen
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Date:
2015
Abstract:

This paper outlines some linguistic features of narrative texts in Bena, using examples from a corpus of non-translated texts. Bena (Ethnologue code [bez]) is a Bantu language (classified as G63 in the Guthrie system) spoken in an area around Njombe town in southwest Tanzania.

Extent:
92 pages
Subject:
story telling
Sentence structure
narrative text
Discourse analysis
Bantu
Country:
Tanzania
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