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Sexist overtones in Kiswahili female metaphors

Inyani K. Simala

Sexist overtones in Kiswahili female metaphors

a critical analysis

by Inyani K. Simala

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Published by Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swahili language -- Figures of speech.,
  • Metaphor.,
  • Women -- Terminology.,
  • Sexism in language.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementInyani K. Simala.
    SeriesGender issues research report series ;, no. 7, Gender issue research report series ;, no. 7.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8702 .S56 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL145543M
    LC Control Number99891943

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Sexist overtones in Kiswahili female metaphors by Inyani K. Simala Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sexist overtones in Kiswahili female metaphors: a critical analysis. [Inyani K Simala]. "This study represents an attempt to critically analyze sexist overtones evident in Kiswahili metaphors.

Specific interest is focused on attitudes towards women, questions of central focus for the research includes: What are the most frequently used metaphors in reference to women. What are the prinAuthor: Inyani K. Simala. Simala: Sexist Overtones In Kiswahili Female Metaphors: A Critical Analysis 2 Foremost among fundamental goals of the research was not simply to describe but to explain and analyze aspects of female metaphors in Kiswahili language.

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