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    • An exploration study into the fictionalisation of educational theory and practice in Victorian novels. 

      Brewis, Alexander (Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication., 2008)
      This article is an exploration into how Victorian writers portray education in their novels. The content of syllabi as well as details of how children were taught in different schools, using different educational ideologies ...
    • Iago: "Motiveless malignity" or diabolic intellectual 

      Brewis, Alexander (2010)
      “Evil has nowhere else been portrayed with such mastery as in the character of Iago” (Bradley, 1951, p. 206). Even a casual reading, or viewing, of Shakespeare’s plays will show that Iago is indeed Shakespeare’s most evil ...
    • Mission impossible - The pentangle breaks. 

      Brewis, Alexander (Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of English Communication., 2009)
      The poet’s complex and ambiguous treatment of Gawain’s adventure leaves the nature of the heroic role continually in doubt, and the ending of the poem is designed to make us wonder whether Gawain has fulfilled such a role ...
    • The novel in the Victorian age. 

      Brewis, Alexander (2011)
    • Pragmatic analysis of students' performance at the Polytechnic of Namibia. 

      Krishnamurthy, Sarala; Ithindi, Elina; Brewis, Alexander; Eiseb, Juliet (Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of English Communication., 2009)
      Pragmatics has been described as the analysis of language taking into account the socio-cultural context in which it is used. In other words, it is the study of language of a particular region which reveals the influence ...
    • Structuralist analysis of D. H. Lawrence's "The White Stocking". 

      Brewis, Alexander (2007)
      The French structuralist, Roland Barthes‟ structuralist analysis of Honore de Balzac‟s short story Sarrasine, S/Z, published in 1970, has had a major impact on literary criticism. In this analysis Barthes shows where and ...
    • Vietnam: At the frontier. 

      Brewis, Alexander (2010)
      Realistic novels and memoirs of the Vietnam War tell a common tale in which the youthful protagonist leaves behind the society of his immediate father to connect with the cultural father by entering the frontier of Vietnam. ...