Ansie Maritz is a lecturer at the Afrikaans and Dutch department of the North-West University and forms part of the UPSET (Understanding and Processing Language in Complex Settings) research entity. She completed her PhD on the linguistic properties of propaganda by conducting a textual analysis. This study contributes to our understanding of whether certain language elements can be seen as characteristic of propaganda as a specific discourse type.
Her research interests include discourse analysis, language and politics, language and propaganda and the use of metaphor in these texts.
Maritz, A.P. 2016. Black Afrikaans: An alternative use. Literator 37(2).
Maritz, A. & Olivier, J.A.K. 2016. Napraatswartafrikaans: konteks en persepsies van die alternatiewe gebruik van Swartafrikaans. LitNet Akademies 13(3).