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Tienertaal in disse flippen stukkende wêreld dié, my ou (Hans du Plessis, 1991)

B. Bosch
Literator | Vol 18, No 2 | a539 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/lit.v18i2.539 | © 1997 B. Bosch | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 30 April 1997 | Published: 30 April 1997

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B. Bosch, Departement Afrikaans en Neerlandistiek, Universiteit Rhodes, Grahamstad, South Africa

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Adolescent language in disse flippen stukkende wêreld dié, my ou (Hans du Plessis, 1991)
This article investigates the typical characteristics of adolescent language. The sensitivity of the adolescent to different registers, the level of language influence and the social functions of adolescent language as an indication of attitudes, group solidarity and value systems are investigated and discussed with reference to Hans du Plessis’ novel for adolescents, disse flippen stukkende wêreld dié, my ou.

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