THEME AND RHEME IN FEATURES TEXTS OF THE TEACH MAGAZINE

Rakasiwi, Rani (2017) THEME AND RHEME IN FEATURES TEXTS OF THE TEACH MAGAZINE. Masters thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

This study presents a research on Theme and Rheme in Features Texts of the Teach Magazine. The objectives of this research are to find out the types theme used in features texts of the Teach Magazine, to describes how the thematic progression of theme and rheme used in features texts of the Teach Magazine and to elaborate the reasons for using the theme and rheme in features texts of the Teach Magazine. This research was conducted to descriptive qualitative research. The sources of data were taken from Features Texts of the Teach Magazine that consist of six texts downloaded from www.teachmag.com in 2016. The findings indicate that firstly, the types of Theme are divided into three, they are Textual Theme, Interpersonal Theme, and Topical Theme that divided into Marked and Unmarked Theme. Secondly, Theme in the features texts of the Teach Magazine were developed by the Thematic Progression. There are seven types of Thematic progression, they are Re-iteration/Constant Theme Pattern, Zig-zag Theme Pattern, Multiple/Split Theme Pattern, Combination Re-iteration/Constant Theme Pattern with Zig-zag Theme Pattern, Combination Re-iteration/Constant Theme Pattern with Multiple/Split Theme Pattern, Combination Zig-Zag Theme Pattern with Re-iteration/Constant Theme Pattern, and Combination Zig-Zag Theme Pattern with Multiple/Split Theme Pattern. Thirdly, the reasons of Theme and Rheme are used in the features texts of the Teach Magazine are because the Theme of the clause pick up or repeat a meaning from a preceding Theme or Rheme and the writer of the Teach Magazine has planning before realized the text. In other words, Thematic progression helps give cohesion and thus coherence to a text, guiding the reader through the text in a logical and rational course. Then, the Thematic Progression has the potential to develope the flow of information in the texts, so it can makes the readers easy to understand the main idea of the text especially in the Teach Magazine.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIP
Thesis advisorPulungan, Anni Holila197005222001122001
Thesis advisorZainuddin, 195201021980121001
Call Number: 415 Rak t
Keywords: Theme and Rheme; Features texts; Teach magazine; Thematic structure; Thematic progression
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P101 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P302 Discourse analysis
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana > Linguistik Terapan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mrs Siti Nurbaidah
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2017 15:12
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/25439

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