An Analysis Of Lexical And Grammatical Cohesion In News Articles Of The Jakarta Post

Melinda, Suchi (2020) An Analysis Of Lexical And Grammatical Cohesion In News Articles Of The Jakarta Post. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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The study was conducted to analyze, to find out and to describe the types and the dominant device of lexical and grammatical cohesion in news articles of the Jakarta Post. According to Halliday and Hasan (1976: 4) cohesion allows establishing regularity of semantics relation between elements in discourse. Cohesion is divided into lexical cohesion and grammatical cohesion (Halliday&Hasan, 1976: 6). This research was conducted because to create text, cohesion is one of the important elements forming the text. A discourse or text that has cohesion will be seen systematic so that is easier to understand. The design of this research is descriptive qualitative because the data in the form of words rather than number, the research was analyzed news. In this research the instrument was documentation. Because the source of the data from news article and the researcher analyzed the data by herself. The conclusion of this research in the first and fourth news article there are two types of lexical cohesion are found. They are repetition and synonym. While, there are repetition, synonym, and superordinate item in the second and the third news articles. There are three grammatical cohesions found in the first, the second, and the third news articles. They are reference, ellipsis, and conjunction types. But only reference and conjunction types found in the last news article was analyzed. The dominant type of cohesion device in the first news article is repetition with 7 ties. In the second news conjunction are dominantly with 12 ties. And in the third news article repetition is the dominant categories with 5 ties. While, in fourth news article repetition and reference is the dominant categories of cohesion with 6 ties.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Discourse Analysis, Lexical and grammatical Cohesion Device
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
> Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Budi Santoso S.E
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2022 07:14
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2022 07:14

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