EXPLORING EFL READERS’ AESTHETIC READING IN A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM POEM BY EDGAR ALLAN POE

Dwi Arianti., (2016) EXPLORING EFL READERS’ AESTHETIC READING IN A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM POEM BY EDGAR ALLAN POE. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

Dwi Arianti. 14121310283. Exploring EFL Readers’ Aesthetic Reading in “A Dream within A Dream” Poem by Edgar Allan Poe. This present study particulary adopt from aesthetic reading theory. As Rosenblatt (2005) argues reading literary text is, to a large extent, distinctive compared to reading factual texts because to comprehend a poem one must activate his/her personal experiences during reading.In reading poem, reader and text are coming together in a particular moment in that time that will be getting the meaning of the poem (Rosenblatt, 1978) The main purposes of this study are to identify how the EFL readers approach aand construct meaning inA Dream within A Dreampoem. In this study, the EFL readers used some strategies when they do approach and construct meaning in A Dream within A Dreampoem. Besides that, the researcher also identify meaning making process in construct meaning. This study took descriptive qualitative method. In this study, the researcher is the key instrument. Rather, researcher collect, identify, analyze and organize data synthesis to then give an interpretation of the concept, policies and events that directly or indirectly observable. The data was collected through study document, questionnaire and some interviews. There are two significant findings in this study. First, the EFL readers used different approaches in reading poem. It is showed in previewing text and predicting text activity. R#1 used reader oriented approach. It is because connecting her story with the text of poems (remembering). In contrast to R#2, she used author oriented approach. It is because she is more concern firstly on author of the poem. Second,the EFL readers constructed meaning in during reading and after reading by using strategies. Generally, the EFL readers used monitoring and questioning what is happening got 64%, adjusting predictions as you got 14 % and creating images in the mind got portion 12%. Then, they used removing blockages to meaning got 33% and reflecting essence or significance or importance of what has been read got 67%. Those strategies have different activities that used by R#1 and R#2. The R#1 used seven activities and R#2 used six activities in during reading. While, in after reading, R#1 used one activity and R#2 used two activities in after reading. Keywords: Aesthetic Reading, EFL Readers, Literary Text, Poem

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: 05 May 2017 03:10
Last Modified: 05 May 2017 03:10
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2655

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