Articles by Author: Carolina Du Plessis

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  1. On Baking a Cake: The Phenomenological Method in Positive Psychology

    On Baking a Cake: The Phenomenological Method in Positive Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    The field of positive psychology has burgeoned since its formal inception with Martin Seligman’s 1998 APA presidential address. Aimed at better baking the positive half of the psychology “cake”, the gains in research and practice over the past decade and...
  2. Forage selection by blesbok (<em>damaliscus dorcas phillipsi)</em> as determined by point methods

    Forage selection by blesbok (<em>damaliscus dorcas phillipsi)</em> as determined by point methods

    The grazing behaviour and forage preferences of blesbok on the Van Riebeek Nature Reserve near Pretoria are described. Species composition of the grass component of this grassland vegetation as well as its utilization by blesbok were determined by means of...
  3. TRANSITIVITY IN SESOTHO AND XHOSA

    TRANSITIVITY IN SESOTHO AND XHOSA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This version of transitivity in verb phrases in Sesotho and Xhosa is based on Chomsky's (1972) X-bar theory. The exposition of verb phrases in Jackendoff (1977) has been used as the basis for this article. It has been found that...
  4. SENTENTIAL INFINITIVES AND NOMINAL INFINITIVES?

    SENTENTIAL INFINITIVES AND NOMINAL INFINITIVES?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    It is shown in sections A, B and C that the Infinitive in South Sotho and Xhosa must be regarded as belonging to two groups, i.e. as sentential infinitive and as nominal infinitive. It is shown that the infinitive as...
  5. The structure of nominal modifiers in Xhosa

    The structure of nominal modifiers in Xhosa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Twenty possible nominal modifiers in Xhosa were investigated to determine their structure within a universal set of categories. It was established that the nominal modifiers in Xhosa can be accommodated within the following: DET, Q, ADJ, PP, NP and S...
  6. Some possibilities of the absolute pronoun in Xhosa

    Some possibilities of the absolute pronoun in Xhosa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Some of the possibly erratic behaviour of the absolute pronoun in Xhosa was examined: its possibility of floating like a quantifier; its pronominal use; head of an NP; its function as subject and complement; and lastly its traditional status as...
  7. Present tense in Xhosa: What does it mean?

    Present tense in Xhosa: What does it mean?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The meaning of the present tense in Xhosa was investigated. It was found that tense and aspect are crucial concepts in understanding this tense. An analysis of some sentence structures with this tense in the Indicative mood furthermore showed that...
  8. Category COMP and complementizer <em>ukuba</em> in Xhosa

    Category COMP and complementizer <em>ukuba</em> in Xhosa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The contents and the status of the category COMP in syntax have been investigated, tracing its history from the transformational hypothesis to its current status where it shares in the [Xbar]-theory as C″. The results of this investigation have been...