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dc.contributor.advisor Chauke, O. R. Magomani, Hlekulani Violet 2017-05-24T08:56:38Z 2017-05-24T08:56:38Z 2014
dc.description Thesis (M .A. (African Languages)) -- University of Limpopo, 2014 en_US
dc.description.abstract This research “Nxopaxopo wa tinsimu ta vanhwanyana va xikhale va Vatsonga wu kongomisa eka manghenelo, xitatimendhe xa xipiqo, xikongomelo, nkoka wa maendlelo ni tinhlamuselo ta matheme lama nga tirhisiwa” deals with path which was paved by young girls of the older generations before married. In our discussion in this research I will touch some few things about their songs like the teaching of the nation, good behaviour for themselves even as adults and culture in totality etc. The other thing is language which the girls used when performing their songs. This research consists of six chapters. Chapter 1: It outlines the research proposal as follows. The introduction, statement of problem, aim of the study, the significance of the research, definition of terms, methods used and literature review. Chapter 2: This chapter explains the upbringing of young girls of the olden generation. Secondly, it outlines the stages that they undergo and the relationship between these stages. Furthermore it brings forth norms and values to be followed when these girls get married. Chapter 3: The chapter deals with the analysis of the chosen songs by young girls of the olden generations. Emphasis is based on the sense of the poem and the usage of figurative language. Chapter 4: Firstly it deals with the meaning of the word “theme”. It also outlines the theme of young girls of olden generations as per their varying categories, involves life in general, like unfaithfulness to their brother in law, love one another, for the love of culture etc. Chapter 5: Deals with the findings which this research discovered about the songs of the young girls of the olden generations. It also deals with the suggestion and recommendations. Chapter 6: It provides a list of various references used in this research en_US
dc.format.extent 95 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso other en_US
dc.publisher University of Limpopo en_US
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dc.subject Traditional songs en_US
dc.subject Young girls en_US
dc.subject Olden generations en_US
dc.subject.ddc 896.3978781620 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Songs -- History and criticism -- South Africa -- Limpopo en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tsonga (African people) en_US
dc.title Nxopaxopo wa tinsimu ta vanhwanyana va xikhale va Vatsonga en_US
dc.title.alternative An analysis of Xitsonga traditional songs by young girls of the olden generations en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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