SYNTATIC ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEWS HEADLINES IN THE JAKARTA POST

Herlambang, Andri Prastyo (2008) SYNTATIC ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEWS HEADLINES IN THE JAKARTA POST. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammdiyah Surakarta.

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Abstract

The purposes of this research are to explain the elements forming the construction in the news headline of The Jakarta Post, and also to identify the dominant construction of the news headline of The Jakarta Post. The data are the news headline in the form of phrases and are taken from Indonesian English news paper. In collecting the data, the writer uses documentation method. The techniques in getting the data are reading the news headlines, sorting out, and noting the news headline. The collected data are analyzed using structural approach by applying tree diagram analysis. Having analyzed the data, the writer finds that the news headlines are formed by several English constructions such as phrase and sentence. The writer finds that the construction that most frequently appears in the news headlines of The Jakarta Post is phrase, though the construction of the news headlines is not only in the form of phrase. Another finding during the research is that the phrase that is commonly used in the news headline is Noun Phrase that answers the second problem statement of the research. There are many word classes form a phrase. They are noun, verb, preposition, and adverb. Those word classes may form a sentence if they are arranged in a sentence pattern (minimal sentence pattern: Subject and Predicate). But a phrase, that is also formed form those word classes has no predicate to be a sentence. Phrase is the only smaller part of a sentence or clause.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: news headline, construction, structural approach.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Ken Retno Yuniwati
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2008 04:05
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2010 12:31
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/375

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