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Mlacha, Shaaban A.K. 1991. The construction of a story grammar in Kiswahili prose fiction. In Blommaert, Jan, ed. Swahili Studies. Essays in Honour of Marcel Van Spaandonck. Academia Press. pp. 199–208.
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Article in book
Publication language
Language as a subject


This paper applies the kind of story grammar developed by scholars such as Mendler and Johnson (1977) and Stein and Glenn (1979) to the 'Rosa Mistika' novel of the Kiswahili prose fiction writer E. Kezilahabi, in order to specify the constituent structure and the relations between constituents.