COHESIVE DEVICES IN ARAMCO WORLD MAGAZINE BIOGRAPHICAL RECOUNT TEXT “WHAT’S SO FUNNY ABOUT LUCIAN THE SYRIAN?” BY ROBERT LEBLING

RASDENI, (2017) COHESIVE DEVICES IN ARAMCO WORLD MAGAZINE BIOGRAPHICAL RECOUNT TEXT “WHAT’S SO FUNNY ABOUT LUCIAN THE SYRIAN?” BY ROBERT LEBLING. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

RASDENI: The study investigates the analysis of cohesive devices in Aramco World magazine biographical recount text “What‟s so Funny about Lucian the Syrian?” by Robert Lebling. Cohesive devices plays an important role in the unity of the text. As implies earlier that cohesion is always related with text. Halliday & Hasan (1976: 4) state that the concept of cohesion is a semantic one, it refers to relations of meaning that exist within the text, and that define it as a text. It means that there are some elements in the text which make it united and be cohesive. This study aims to find out what types of cohesive devices are commonly used in Aramco World magazine biographical recount text “What‟s so Funny about Lucian the Syrian?” by Robert Lebling and to describe how are the applications of cohesive devices there. It is relate with the research formulation of this study. This research is designed as qualitative research where the technique of collecting the data is used documentation. The data is taken from the descriptive text in Aramco World magazine, then analyze the cohesive devices on it by using document analysis. The result finding shows that there are all types of cohesive devices appear in that text. There are conjunction with 160 occurences or get 35% and used to add more information to the text, reference with 148 occurences or get 32% which dominated by pronoun that refers back to earlier discourse, general nouns with 80 occurences or get 18% which used to generalize the word to show the writer‟s attitude, repetition with 24 occurences or get 5% which used to show the writer‟s focus of discourse, ellipsis with 12 occurences or get 3% and used mostly to omitte a noun or noun group, collocation with 11 occurences or get 2% and used to ensure the unity and centrality of the topic of this text, synonymy with 9 occurences or get 2% which used express the similar meaning in another lexical word, substitutions with 7 occurences or get 2% and used to express the writer‟s lexical cohesion in wording, and the last is super ordination with 5 occurences or get 1% and used in the development of the writer‟s text. Keywords: Cohesive devices, text, grammatical cohesion, lexical cohesion

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: 28 Apr 2017 07:56
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2017 07:56
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2342

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