THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE WRITERS TOWARDS ABDURRAHMAN WAHID ACT AS PRESIDENT OF INDONESIA (An Affect Analysis Based on SFL)

Firmansyah Febriadi, Ardian (2004) THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE WRITERS TOWARDS ABDURRAHMAN WAHID ACT AS PRESIDENT OF INDONESIA (An Affect Analysis Based on SFL). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    The title of this research is “The Perspective of The Writers Towards Abdurrahman Wahid Act As President of Indonesia” (An Affect Analysis Based on Systemic Functional Linguistics) This research belongs to a descriptive qualitative research of the writers’ evaluation covering Lexocigrammar, the Genre, Affect and the implementation of the writer’s perspective. The theory used in this research is Systemic Functional Linguistics. The sources of data are Asiaweek in May 12, 2000 edition and Review June 28, 2001 edition. The sampling technique in collaboration with comparative method is employed to explore some similarities and differences of Time’s text and Newsweek’s text in their Lexicogrammar, Genre and Affect. After reviewing the data analysis, there are some similarities and differences in both texts in terms of Lexicogrammar. The similarities of both texts are seen at the greater number of their complex clauses in the clause system, the same production of their simplex nominal group, the use of their dominant simplex verbal group, the employment of clausal interdependency, indicative declarative proposition in mood system, thematic patterns, modality and polarity. Whereas the differences are the focus of description. Out of Lexicogrammar, the genre of both texts is similar in producing Exposition genre.They are much the same in giving theissue. Issue of both texts says that Abdurrahman Wahid has no method in running his government. Considering the Lexicogrammar description and the genre analysis, affect of both texts is negative which means the writer’s assessment is negative. In accordance with the writers’ assessment, the writers view Abdurrahman Wahid has no method in his action. Furthermore, they evaluate that Wahid’s ideology comes out bits and pieces and in running the government, he does not work with his allies in the cabinet.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa > Sastra Inggris
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    Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2013 16:11
    Last Modified: 25 Jul 2013 16:11
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/3227

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