Style in Jakarta Post Editorial

Hawa, Faiza and Setyorini, Ajeng (2017) Style in Jakarta Post Editorial. Style in Jakarta Post Editorial, 8 (2). pp. 85-94. ISSN 2614-1639

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The objectives of the study is to find out whether the writers’ articles of the Jakarta Post issued in January 2015 have good style in their writing or not and to find out the element of style used in Jakarta Post articles issued on January 2015. The subject of the study is the Jakarta Post Issued in January 2015. There are five editorials selected and then analyzed based on Seyler’s theory. Based on the analysis, the editorials applied formal words. From the analysis, it was found that the total sentence for simple sentence is 34, 14 compound sentences, 24 complex sentences, 24 expanded sentences, 2 antithesis, and 1 metaphor. In organizating the text, the writer of the editorial placed the main topic in the beginning paragraph. A writer can make good style in his/her writing by applying more active sentences in his/her writing, use familiar words and not using cliché, use short sentences, and write with nouns and verbs. Key words: Stylistic Analysis, Jakarta Post.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Fakultas Pendidikan Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
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Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2024 05:59
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2024 03:51

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