An analysis of turn taking trregularities in the third united states presidential debate 2016

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Aisyah, Ainun Citra (2018) An analysis of turn taking trregularities in the third united states presidential debate 2016. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.


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People live together in a society, conversation serves their crucial need to convey their messages which contain feeling, emotions, and intentions. A conversation is characterized by turn-taking. It means in a conversation which usually involves two or more people talking, there should be one participant speaks and the other listens. However, a conversation sometimes does not run smoothly. In this case, there might be something disturbing the process of conversation. Thus, an irregularity occurs. Irregularity in conversation happens for certain purposes. This study aims to identify and to describe types of turn-taking irregularities and types of reasons for doing turn-taking irregularities in the Third United States Presidential Debate 2016.This presidential debate has a Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump as debaters and Chris Wallace as a moderator. The writer mainly utilizes Zimmerman and West’s framework for turn taking irregularities which consist of two types, those are overlap and interruption. To make deeper classification, the writer also utilizes Jefferson’s framework to divides types of overlap and Murota’s framework for classification of types of interruption. Additionally, the researcher acts as the key instrument. In the data collection, reading the entire scripts. Then, followed by identifying, classifying, and analyzing the data as the procedures of data analysis. At last, drawing the conclusion is also required. As the result, there are 63 occurrences of turn taking irregularities. The kind of turn taking that frequently occurred in this debate is interruption. They are 36,5% occurrences of overlap and 63,5% occurrences of interruption. For the reasons, floor taking is reason of interruptions that often used by all the participants in this debate and desire to correct is the reasons of overlap that often used by all the participants.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Aisyah, Ainun Citracetecitra@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Sastra
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conversation : turn taking irregularities : interruptions overlaps
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Aisyah Ainun Citra
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2018 07:13
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2018 07:13

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