The Analysis of Gender Repesentation in "When English Rings A Bell" for Seventh Grade Junior High School Students (A Multimodal Discourse Analaysis Approach)

Tyarakanita, Agustina (2018) The Analysis of Gender Repesentation in "When English Rings A Bell" for Seventh Grade Junior High School Students (A Multimodal Discourse Analaysis Approach). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    ABSTRACT Agustina Tyarakanita. K2214003. THE ANALYSIS OF GENDER REPRESENTATION IN “WHEN ENGLISH RINGS A BELL” FOR SEVENTH GRADE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (A MULTIMODAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS APPROACH). A Thesis. Surakarta. Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Sebelas Maret University. July 2018. Nowadays, the awareness toward gender issues has been concerned by many experts. Still, in Indonesia, there are a few textbooks showing patriarchy module which the father has to work meanwhile mother has to stay at home to take care of the children and to do the house chores. While the misconception of gender represented in students textbook, the students will consider that the gender stereotype is the concept that is the right ones and could lead them toward the wrong perception of gender. Therefore, the aims of this study are to identify; 1) whether or not When English Rings A Bell (WERB) construes gender stereotypes, and 2) the extent of gender stereotype in the WERB particularly from the aspects of visual representation as well as passage or speech bubble. Descriptive qualitative research is employed as the research design; focusing on analysing WERB for seventh grade students of junior high school students. This study uses a multimodal discourse analysis approach by examining the relationship between image and the discourse related to gender representation. Visual representation are analysed by using visual grammar in terms of representational level by Kress and Leeuwen (2006) and systemic functional Linguistics by Halliday (1994) focus on thematic structure to analyse speech or thought bubble. The findings show that; 1) WERB construes imbalance representation of gender in term of visual representation and written forms, and 2) gender stereotypes represent thorough 4 out of 6 dimensions: invisibility, occupational roles, relationship stereotypes, and personal characteristics. The findings of this study are expected to enable all of the people aware of gender awareness specifically for the teachers, material developers, textbooks writers, illustrators, teacher trainers, and other researchers. Keywords: gender stereotypes, multimodal discourse analysis, representational level, thematic structure, WERB

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
    Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia
    Depositing User: Aren Dwipa
    Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2018 18:56
    Last Modified: 04 Dec 2018 18:56
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/42398

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