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TitleA Discourse Analysis of Selected Truth and Reconciliation Commission Testimonies: Appraisal and Genre.
AuthorBock, Zannie.
SubjectTruth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)
Subject Human Rights
Subject Violations (HRV)
Subject Discourse Analysis
Subject Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL).
TypeThesis and dissertation
Abstract This thesis is a discourse analysis of five testimonies from South Africa&rsquo
Abstracts Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The aim of the analysis is to explore the ways in which the testifiers perform their identities, construe their experiences of life under apartheid, and position themselves and their audiences in relation to these experiences. The shaping role of context &ndash
Abstract both local and historical &ndash
Abstract is also considered.