LEXICAL COHESION AND FIELD IN NEWS STORIES TEXT OF THE JAKARTA POST

Fajri, Rahmat (2015) LEXICAL COHESION AND FIELD IN NEWS STORIES TEXT OF THE JAKARTA POST. Masters thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

This study investigates lexical cohesion and field in news stories text of the Jakarta Post. The objectives of the study are (1) to determine the patterns of lexical cohesion used in news stories text of the Jakarta Post in fields of politics, economics, and culture, (2) to describe the realizations of lexical cohesion in news stories text of the Jakarta Post, and (3) to explain the reasons the use of lexical cohesion in news stories text of the Jakarta Post. The study is based on descriptive qualitative design through documentary technique. The sources of data were taken from twelve news stories text in fields of politics, economics, and culture of the Jakarta Post newspaper which published on April in 2015. The data were analyzed by using interactive technique Miles and Huberman (1994). This research has drawn the following results. Firstly, the patterns of lexical cohesion were used in news stories text in fields of politics, economics, and culture; In politics text, the existence of lexical cohesion were repetition, synonymy, antonymy, and hyponymy. In economics text, the existence of lexical cohesion were repetition, hyphonymy, and meronymy. In culture text, the existence of lexical cohesion were repetition, synonymy, antonymy, hyponymy, and meronymy. Secondly, the realizations of lexical cohesion in news stories text of the Jakarta Post were (1) repetition, (2) synonymy, (3) antonymy, (4) hyponymy, and (5) of meronymy. Thirdly, the reasons of lexical cohesion used in news stories text of the Jakarta Post, (1) repetition because to keep one or more lexical string relative simple, while complex lexical relations are constructed around them (2) synonymy because to avoid the repetition, and it may also differ in attitude their express (3) antonymy to construct classifying taxonomies in which one class of phenomenom is distinguished from another (4) hyponymy because to develop elaboration with each other, and (5) meronymy because to extend domain with each other. The implication of this research is the ideational function of lexical relation in building a field at discourse level such as repetition is limiting the case, while synonymy draws on common class membership to identify items with each other. Contrast or antonymy function to distinguish categories.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIP
Thesis advisorSaragih, Amrin195501131982031002
Thesis advisorHusein, Rahmad196206291988031002
Call Number: 401.401 4 Faj l
Keywords: Ideational metafunction; Lexical cohesion; Synonymy; Language style
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P101 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P118 Language acquisition
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P201 Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P87 Communication. Mass media
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana > Linguistik Terapan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mrs Siti Nurbaidah
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2016 03:50
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/12754

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