THE ANALYSIS OF EXPERIENTIAL FUNCTION IN PUBLIC SPEECHES OF BILL AND MELINDA GATES’

JAMALUDIN IKBAL, (2016) THE ANALYSIS OF EXPERIENTIAL FUNCTION IN PUBLIC SPEECHES OF BILL AND MELINDA GATES’. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

JAMALUDIN IKBAL. 14121310304: “THE ANALYSIS OF EXPERIENTIAL FUNCTION IN PUBLIC SPEECHES OF BILL AND MELINDA GATES” This research is explored the issue on how the experiential function is interpreted and produced by Bill and Melinda Gates in 123rd Stanford Commencement Speech 2014. Experiential function in public speeches plays an important role in determining ideational meaning. This investigation will be focused on Halliday’s dimension of contexts. As Eggins (2004: 352) states that text is not life – it is life mediated through the symbolic system of language, that is the experiences we go through life consists of ‘going on’ – happening, doing, sensing, meaning, being, and becoming – in the speech or text. As systemic functional Grammar (SFG) framework will be used as a key analytical tool in revealing how lexical choices or grammar shapes meanings in 123rd Stanford Commencement Speech. In term of context of situation, as suggested by Halliday & Webster (2009: 7) field represents the selection of options from experiential system, which is choices to transitivity structure, or process types, participant roles, and circumstances elements. This research has the aims: 1) to uncover what the system of transitivity construction by both Bill and Melinda Gates’ in 123rd Stanford Commencement Speech 2014, 2) to uncover the different construction of field of discourse between Bill and Melinda Gates’. Then, this research used qualitative method, exactly qualitative research non-interactive, which is called content analysis as Fraenkl & Wallen (2009: 483). This method conducted interpreting based on the analysis of monologue speech video. So, this research did not collect the data interactively through interaction with human data resources. This research used three techniques in collecting data, such as: 1) organizing and familiarizing, 2) coding and reducing, 3) interpreting and representing. The result of this research shows that material process are used by both of the speaker, but there is the different choices in mental process. In Bill’s speech, he is more used mental cognition process with 18.43% while mental affection or 10.13% is dominant of process types around Melinda’s speech. Then, senser is dominant around Bill’s speech with 18.67% and we will be seen that phenomenon is more used by Melinda with 14.33%. For circumstances elements, both of the speaker are dominant used circumstance of location with 58.73% in Bill’s speech, while in Melinda’s speech with 41.02%. The result of second is Bill used mental cognition process as the dominant in his speech. It represented that Bill as the thinker, and propose his opinions about the issues around his journey. In the speech, Bill talks about the power of optimism while Melinda also used mental affection is more in her speech. It represented that she is feeling and worries about the issue around her journey. Melinda talks about empathy and she also wants to persuade the audiences how the empathy will make better world by our optimism correlates in her journey. Key words: Experiential function, Transitivity system, Field of discourse

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 02:34
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 02:34
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2181

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