Euphemisms in Cosmopolitan magazine of United Kingdom

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Setiawan, Handika (2018) Euphemisms in Cosmopolitan magazine of United Kingdom. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

In a conversation that relate with some sensitive matters such as politics, the types of euphemisms formation and the functions would be differ rather than in disease, sex and/or death topic. Little research has been conducted about the types and the functions of euphemisms that related with sexual and death topics. The aim of this study are to discussed about the types of euphemisms formation and the functions that relate with sexual - body's part and sexual - death, that are used by Cosmopolitan Magazine of United Kingdom in columns "love and sex" and "health" in the date 20 September until 20 December 2017. The researcher used Warren theory to determine the types of euphemisms formation and Burridge theory to determine the functions of euphemisms that is used by Cosmopolitan Magazine in columns "love and sex" and "health." Under descriptive qualitative method, this study gave the understanding about the types of euphemisms formation and functions of Cosmopolitan Magazine. The researcher himself acts as the instrument of this study. A number of techniques in data collection and data analysis were used to determine the types and the functions euphemisms of Cosmopolitan Magazine. The findings shows that there are four types of euphemisms formation that appeared, i.e. word formation devices, phonemic modification, loan words and semantic innovation and there are two functions of euphemisms that existed, i.e. Protective function and Ludic function.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators:
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Setiawan, Handikasetiawanhandika@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Kesusastraan > Kesusastraan Inggris
Linguistik
Keywords: Cosmopolitan magazine; euphemisms; United Kingdom
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Setiawan Handika
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2018 03:50
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2018 03:50
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/25809

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