The transitivity analysis of the news headlines of The Jakarta Post

Maghfirah, Laylatul (2018) The transitivity analysis of the news headlines of The Jakarta Post. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo.

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This study is conducted to describe and explain the process types of transitivity analysis that are characterized in news headline of The Jakarta Post articles. This study reveals the dominant process type in the news headline articles of The Jakarta Post and also aims to explain the pedagogical implications of the transitivity analysis. The object of this study is news taken from The Jakarta Post published on May 1st 2017 to May 31st 2017. This study concerns on functional grammar, mainly on transitivity analysis. Some theories related to the literature, discourse, grammar, news and ideational meaning itself are used in order to get the objective of this study. The technique of data analysis in this study is a qualitative one. The procedure of collecting data included seeking, selecting, reading and identifying the data. In analyzing, the data are collected by reading and segmenting them into clauses. The transitivity analysis are conducted to figure out the type of process in all of the clauses, and then explained each type of process found in the news. The argumentation is also given to support the comparison between the theories and the analysis. The study finds that there are six types of processes found in the news. Behavioral process is found 36%, verbal process is found 24%, relational process is used 18%, material process occurs 13%, mental process is found 7% and existential process is found 2%. From the result, it can be concluded that in composing a headline text uses more behavioral processes. The behavioral process dominates a news text which reports events and accidents.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
ContributionContributors (e.g. Thesis Advisor)Email
Thesis advisorRizal, DaviqUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Transitivitas; Wacana; Headline; Surat kabar
Subjects: 400 Language > 420 English and Old English > 428 Standard English usage
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Fitria Nuraini
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 10:00
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:11

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