Malila Narrative Discourse

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

This paper outlines some linguistic features of narrative texts in Malila, using examples from a corpus of non-translated texts. Malila (Ethnologue code [mgq]) is a Bantu language (classified as M24 in the Guthrie system) spoken in an area around Ilembo village in southwest Tanzania, near to Mbeya town.

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