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A psychoanalysis study of othello’s search for selfesteem that ends in his downfall in Shakespeare’s othello

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The thesis deals with Shakespeare?s drama, Othello. In the thesis, the writer learns that Othello is a tragic hero who is trapped in a situation of struggle. It is the struggle of Othello as a Moor mercenary soldier who lives in the middle of racist white society in order to get self-esteem. Here, the thesis writer wants to know Othello?s struggle in getting his self-esteem, which leads to his downfall. The purpose of writing this thesis is to show Othello?s struggle in getting his self-esteem, which leads to his downfall. The writer uses the psychoanalysis in the interaction among the id, the ego, and the superego as the theory in analyzing it. Thus, the thesis writer concludes that all of the struggles, which are done by Othello, are the realization of the interaction among the id, the ego, and the superego of Othello?s personality in order to seek self-esteem. In the first struggle for self-esteem, Othello?s struggle to win the war in order to win the trust and the acknowledgment from his white society is successfully done and he can get his self-esteem by being promoted as the general in Venetian army. In the second struggle in order to win the acknowledgment on his marriage with white Desdemona, Othello can also get his self-esteem by marrying white Venetian lady, Desdemona. Unfortunately, in maintaining the marriage, Othello fails. He kills his wife to get his self-esteem but finally he ends up committing suicide because he finds out that the accusation of the betrayal toward his wife is not right at all.

Keyword : english, drama, shakespeare’s, william, othello, psychoanalysis

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/2423/

The Analysis of transition signals in the English Departement students writing 3 at Petra Christian University

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Students at the English Department are supposed to master English language since the Department uses English as the medium of teaching and learning to study English literature. Therefore, they are also supposed to be competence in communicating ideas well through written language. In communicating ideas through an essay, the students should make the writing coherence so that the message conveyed is transferred well to the readers. For that reason, being coherent is important for students of writing in producing their essay. One of the techniques used to achieve coherence in writing is applying transition signals. While, according to Coffey in Communication Through Writing transition signals are important since they will give the readers to comprehend the core of the text. This present study emphasizes on the use of transition signals that leads to text comprehension. The problem which the writer investigates is how the students use the transition signals to maintain the writing coherence in the essays writing of the Students Writing III at the English Department of Petra Christian University. In her research, she uses theory of Margaret Pogemiller Coffey about transition signals and the theory about coherence by Alice Oshima and Ann Hogue, Moreover, she uses Fransica’s thesis about An Analysis of the Coherence on Classified Advertisement in Jakarta Post, and Amelia?s thesis which dealt with A Study of Cohesion in Lateral-Quarterly PBE Magazine. The approach of this study is qualitative descriptive because the data is in the form of words rather than numbers. Furthermore, the writer collects the data from the assignment produced by the students of Writing III at the English Department of Petra Christian University. The data are obtained by collecting 5 essays in one occasion, randomly, in order to avoid subjectivity. After that, the Writer investigating those data based on the research questions. From the data analysis, the writer finds that there are 10 types of transition signals which are used in the essays of Writing III?s students. There is 1 type which is not used by the student. Furthermore, the writer finds that most of the use of transition signals in the students? essay is correct. It takes 93.19% which is correct and 6.81% is not correct.

Keyword : english, language, rhetoric, transition, writing

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/3029/

Functions, forms, and types of adjectives in kids-products advertisement in family circle magazine

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This thesis is an analysis of adjectives in kids-products advertisements on Family Circle magazine. The writer chooses this topic because she thinks that adjectives may be applied in various ways as seen in the advertisements, to serve the needs of language users in communication This condition encourages her to observe further about functions of adjectives, forms of adjectives, and types of adjectives in those advertisement. To analyze the data, the writer uses theory from Quirk et al(1987) and Murphy (1 987). Then, for the concept of advertisement, she uses theory from Lane and Russell (2001), and also Bovee and Arens (1986). In getting the data, the writer identifies kids-products advertisements which were printed on Family Circle magazine. She uses all kids-products advertisements. Then, she identifies the adjectives in those advertisements as the data to be observed. Next, after analyzing the data the writer found that most adjectives have attributive functions, positive degrees, and opinion styles. The other function which is used is predicative. The writer also found comparative adjectives in a very limited amount. Last, she finds four fact adjectives out of ninety one adjectives. Finally, the writer conclude that adjectives should be applied in kids-products advertisements to give clear pictures.

Keyword : english, language. grammar, discourse, analysis, advertise, magazine

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/1367/

A Study on communication strategies used by speaking IIIE students of English Department in Petra Christian University in conversation

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This study is about the communication strategies used by the students of speaking IIIE in Faculty of Letters. The writer analyses the types of communication strategies used by the students, and also the types of communication strategies used most by the students. The writer does this study based on the theory of communication strateges by William Littlewood. Littlewood said that when the people find difficulties in expressing their ideas, they use utterance called communication strategies. The writer does this study by observing the class and recording the entire sentence produced by the students. The data with communication strategies wiIl be analysed based on the types and characteristics of communication strategies. The result of this study reveals that the students did almost all the types communication strategies, except paraphrasing. The writer found that most communication strategies used by the students are using approximation strategies, and the combination of switching to native language strategy and seeking help strategy

Keyword : english, language, speaking, student, conversation

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/2621/

Illocutionary acts produced by fran fine and Maxwell Sheffield in the Nanny

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This study is conducted to reveal the use of illocutionary acts by Fran Fine and Maxwell Sheffield, also to find the most frequent types used by them in the comedy The Nanny. The basic theory used is Semantics by Hurford and Heasley that divide illocutionary acts into twenty-five types, supported by the theory by Janet Dean Fodor and Adrian Akmajian, Richard Demers, Ann K Falmer, and Robert Harnit. In addition, the writer includes the related study by Debby. The approach of the study is qualitative-descriptive, meaning that the writer studies the words, phrases, and sentences that are spoken by the characters. After analyzing the data, the writer found out that there are sixteen types of illocutionary acts used by Fran Fine, fifteen types of illocutionary acts used by Maxwell Sheffield, and eighteen types of illocutionary acts used by them. Moreover, the types of illocution that is used the most often is admitting, then the second most is the complaining, the third most used is protesting.

Keyword : english, language, discourse, analysis, social, linguistics, sociolinguistics

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/2191/

The Failure of the marriage between Dorothea Brooke and Edward Casaubon in George Eliot’s middlemarch

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This paper deals with marriage failure found in George Eliot?s novel Middlemarch, seen through Dorothea Brooke and Edward Casaubon. The thesis writer is interested in finding the factors that cause their marriage to fail. She assumes that the failure is caused by both Dorothea and Mr. Casaubon. Therefore, the thesis writer needs to divide the factors into two groups; the factors that cause the failure of the marriage from Dorothea?s side as well as from Mr. Casaubon?s side. From the author?s characterization, which reveals Dorothea and Mr. Casaubon?s attitudes, the thesis writer finds out the causes of the failure. Besides, the description of Victorian women and marriage helps the thesis writer understand the causes of the failure. The thesis writer concludes that Dorothea and Mr. Casaubon fail in their marriage because of some factors such their character traits, the absence of love and the difference of age. The fact that Dorothea has been disillusioned about her husband and marriage makes her unhappy with her marriage.

Keyword : eliot, george, english, fiction, middlemarch, marriage,

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/2879/

The study of topics, subtopics, and noun phrases in some education brochures

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Author : , YULIANTI

The writer is interested in analyzing the study of topics, subtopics, and noun phrases of some education brochures. Through this research, she wants to know how the writer of education brochures expresses his or her ideas. In order to support the writer?s research, she uses the theory of style, topic, and noun phrase. This research is a qualitative research and the writer analysed ten education brochures in which she got them from International Village in Universitas Surabaya. This thesis wants to find how many kinds of topics occurred the most often in the education brochures, which topic appeared the most, what subtopics occurred the most often, and what noun phrases used in the subtopics. After analyzing, it is found that the topic “advantages of studying in the university” occurred the most often. In that topic, the subtopic “Facility” and the subtopic “Place” occurred the utmost. These two subtopics, the dominant adjectives used are international, qualified, top class, high tech, modem, excellent, safe, vibrant. It is hoped that this research could help people to understand the style of language in terms of topic, subtopic, and noun phrase.

Keyword : english, language, rhetoric, noun, phrases, brochures

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/2453/

The Process of background knowledge on the language in Walt Disney Comics

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Walt Disney has a unique structure in its story. It only consists of a few utterances in the balloons and the pictures of event. Because of that phenomenon, the purpose of this thesis is analyzing the coherence of a Walt Disney comic book. The writer simplifies his problem into investigating the process of background knowledge in binding utterances in that comic book. The theory will be based on coherence theory by Brown and Yule as his main theory and the principle of comic strip as his supporting theory. Based on Brown and Yule?s theory, the writer will only takes Schemata theory to analyze the data. In classification of data, the writer takes the verbal part in the form of utterancess with the support of the non-verbal part in the form of pictures. Then the process of analysis will present the analysis of utterances in the boxes based on Schemata theory. In the finding, he finds that schemata help him to relate each box in the form of a coherent story. In the conclusion, the writer can state that schemata relates his experience in the past time to the particular event in the present time.

Keyword : english, language, walt, disney, comics

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/3040/

A Study of jasper’s obsession that leads him to his tragedy, in charles dickens’ the mystery of Edwin Drood

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Author : , MEYKE

Charles Dickens has long been recognized as the most popular English novelist of the Victorian Age. The mystery of Edwin Drood, is the great mystery novel he ever wrote before he died . The thesis is a study of John Jasper’s obsession towards Rosa that leads him to his tragedy. Due to this reason, the thesis writeris triggered to know what is the tragedy Jasper has to meet due to his obsession. In order to achieve the main goal of the thesis , the thesis writer uses literary devices, namely characterization and conflict . The conflictwith Edwin Drood, Neville Landless and within himself and also the sly ways to achieve his aim to possess Rosa cause Jasper to meet his tragedy. The thesis write ruses characterization as the tool to support her analysis on Jasper and th e theory of conflict , to analyse the inner conflict and outer conflict of Jasper. Finally, from her analysis , the thesis writer find sout that Jasper creates his own tragedy in gaining his obsession. He never realizes that his obsession to get Rosa leads him to lose everything even his own life .

Keyword : english, fiction, dickens, charles, the mystery of edwin drood

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/1389/

A Study of cohesion in the essays of students of writing IV, of the Faculty of Letters, Petra Christian University

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This thesis is an analysis of cohesion in the essays of Writing IV Faculty of Letters? students. The researcher thinks that the ability to write well is very important for the students, for example in making their thesis. So, it is necessary for the students to know about cohesion. That is why the researcher decided to analyze Writing IV essays. She chose Writing IV essays because although the students already have enough experience in writing, the researcher still find mistakes in their essays. This reason also motivates her in analyzing Writing IV essays. In her thesis, she wants to find out the types of cohesion which are correctly and incorrectly used by the students. She hopes that the result of her research will be useful for the students of Faculty of Letters who major in Linguistics and who is interested in cohesion. In her analysis, the main theory that is used by the researcher is the theory of cohesion by Halliday and Hasan (1976). The theory talks about grammatical cohesion, which can be conveyed through Reference, Substitution, Ellipsis, and Conjunction; and lexical cohesion through Reiteration and Collocation. She applies this theory to analyze the data. She collects the data by photocopying the students? writing essays and she analyzes the essays thoroughly to find the cohesion types that occur in the essays. From the research, she finds that in all cohesion types, the correctly used types have higher number of occurrences than the incorrectly used ones. The fulfillment mostly happens in Conjunction and the mistake mostly occurs in Reference. In her analysis, the researcher also finds avoidance effect happens in certain cohesion types and mostly in Ellipsis. So, from the whole research, the researcher concludes that the students can apply cohesion well.

Keyword : english, language, linguistic, writing, petra, christian, university

Sumber : http://repository.petra.ac.id/2676/

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