Doublespeak Found in Economic Articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 Edition.

Andi Sukmawati , 2250405052 (2012) Doublespeak Found in Economic Articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 Edition. Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    Abstract

    This final project is about doublespeak found in economic articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 edition. the aims of this study are to investigate whether there is doublespeak found or not in economic articles in The jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 edition, to determind kind of doublespeak found, and to explain the meaning of the doublespeak found in economic articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 edition. The object of this study are the economic articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 edition. The data were taken from from The Jakarta Post website, in the paper edition site. It is available on www.thejakartapost.com/channel/business. The data which taken from the articles are in the forms of sentences which contain doublespeak. The data were collected by reading the articles, finding the sentences which contain doublespeak, classified the doublespeak according to the form of xoublespeak found, and finding the implied meaning of the doublespeak. The results of this study are: (1) there are fourty one doublespeaks found in economic articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 edition , (2) the implied meaning of the doublespeak found in economic articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 edition. the doublespeak found in economic articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 edition are in forms of euphemism, jargon, and inflated language. Based on the result of the analysis which have also the function as conclusions, some suggestions are offered. First, the readers are expected to use their critical thinking in reading an article in newspaper especially economic article. Second, by using their critical thinking, the readers are expected to be more understand what an article is about. Third, by understanding what an article is about, the readers will be more aware to what happen to their environment. And the last, the readers can do something to make their environment to be better.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Doublespeak Found in Economic Articles in The Jakarta Post of November 11th, 2011 Edition.
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures > PI1 Indonesia > Sastra
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Sastra Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: budi santoso perpustakaan
    Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 23:03
    Last Modified: 15 May 2012 23:03

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