Afrilian, Witri and Rozelin, Diana and Rahmi, Awliya (2018) DEIXIS IN JUDITH MCNAUGHT’S NIGHT WHISPERS NOVEL. Skripsi thesis, UIN Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi.

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Deixis is one of the phenomenons in linguistics which belongs to Pragmatics study. It derives from Greek means pointing or indicating and the reference of deixis is changeable depends on the context. The writer interests in discussing deixis because in using a language deixis is important and needs deep understanding to get the meaning of the speaker, besides the understanding of deixis is important especially in novel because it helps the readers to understand the story well. The aims of this research are: (1) to elaborate of the types of deixis, (2) to find out the referential meaning of deixis, and (3) to know the position of deixis in the novel. On this research, the writer applies the theory of deixis by Levinson (1983) as the grand theory and the theory of meaning by Chaer (2013) as supporting theory to answer the problem of the research. This research is qualitative research that focused on qualitative research by Taylor (2016). This research uses referential identity method and distributional method in analyzing the data and uses observation method for collecting the data meanwhile for the technique, the writer uses note taking as ground technique and Non-Participant observational technique as the advance technique by Sudaryanto (1993). The writer found on the research that: (1) there are five types of deixis that found in the novel which are Person deixis, Time deixis, Spatial deixis, Discourse deixis, and Social Deixis (2) the meanings of person deixis refer to tan male, Sloan’s father, Derek Kipinski, Ingersoll, Sloan’s great-grandmother. The meanings of time deixis refer to the span when Sloan is mature, time when Sloan spoke to Sara. The meanings of spatial deixis refer to Pete’s party, Sloan’s room in her father’s house, Apparition, The meanings of discourse deixis refer to the thought of Sloan about group of girls. The meanings of social deixis refer are Ingersoll and Sloan’s great-grandmother (3) there are four positions of deixis in the novel they are; Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, and Adverb.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Diana Rozelin
Keywords / Katakunci: deixis; linguistics; pragmatics
Subjects: 400 Bahasa
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora
Depositing User: Murjoko S.Kom
Date Deposited: 17 May 2019 03:39
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2019 04:19

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