AN ANALYSIS OF REGISTER, GENRE AND IDEOLOGY OF ARTICLES IN READER’S DIGEST MAGAZINE (A Comparative Study Based on Systemic Functional Linguistics)

SULISTIANI, (2003) AN ANALYSIS OF REGISTER, GENRE AND IDEOLOGY OF ARTICLES IN READER’S DIGEST MAGAZINE (A Comparative Study Based on Systemic Functional Linguistics). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    ABSTRACT SULISTIANI, C0397060. AN ANALYSIS OF REGISTER, GENRE AND IDEOLOGY OF ARTICLES IN READER’S DIGEST MAGAZINE (A Comparative Study Based on Systemic Functional Linguistics) This is a descriptive qualitative study employing a comparative method. It is aimed to compare register, genre and ideology of articles about smoking published in Reader’s Digest Magazine. The source of data were two articles of Reader’s Digest Magazine published in January 1977 and October 1997. The data analyzed in this research were in the form of clauses. They were taken by applying total sampling, which means that every sample provided was taken. The first article consisted of 159 clauses and the second one consisted of 102 clauses. In the research, first the data analyzed were based on lexicogrammar, which further would lead to defining the register covering field, tenor and mode. Finally, this research would be aimed to find out the genre and the ideology. Based on the analysis and interpretation of the data, some points are taken to answer the problem statement. First, the register of the texts is similar, except the writer’s judgement toward the readers: the first writer’ judgement is positive while the other is negative. Second, the genre of the texts is different. The first text employs exposition genre, while the second one employs discussion genre. Finally, the ideology of the writers is also different. The first writer belongs to right antagonist, while the second one belongs to right protagonist.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
    P Language and Literature > PR English literature
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa
    Depositing User: Saputro Bagus
    Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2013 06:33
    Last Modified: 12 Jul 2013 06:33
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/2481

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