Study of language styles used by Adult Users In Twitter Updates

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Helmawati, Fenty Arina (2018) Study of language styles used by Adult Users In Twitter Updates. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

This research investigates about language styles in twitter social media. Aims of this study are to describe the types of language style that occur in twitter updates and to identify the language style that mostly used in Twitter updates by adult users. User of Twitter application are commonly adults and collegian who become object for the researcher to do the research related to the language style. This object of research is considered to be significant as twitter provides a convenient source of data on users’ opinions, interactions, and reported behaviors. The researcher used qualitative descriptive method as because the research is based on data in the form of words, not as numbers. The data are taken deliberately from some samples of updates among Twitter users to elicit the proper data. To collect the data, the researcher identifies and categorize all updates which contains elements of language style or determining these updates based on language style; either Frozen, Formal, Consultative, Casual, or Intimate. The type of language style found in this result of analysis data are formal, consultative, casual, and intimate. The researcher found 118 data that related with four kinds of language style, which consist of forty-five data as consultative style, fifteen data as intimate style, twenty-three data as formal style, and thirty-five data as casual style. The research problem of this study is what type of language style which mostly used by Twitter users. According to the data from twitter updates, the researcher state that the dominant type of language is Consultative Style. From the data collected, the consultative style has forty-five data found.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
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Helmawati, Fenty Arinaarinafenty0@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Pendidikan > Bahasa Inggris
Linguistik
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sociolinguistics; Language Style
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Helmawati Fenty Arina
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2018 03:07
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018 03:07
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/26654

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