The internet language features and dictions of the tweets of Anne Marie and Charlie Puth : a comparative study on language and gender

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Rokhmah, Latifatur (2019) The internet language features and dictions of the tweets of Anne Marie and Charlie Puth : a comparative study on language and gender. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This research examined Internet language features and Dictions of the tweets of Anne Marie and Charlie Puth. The aims of this study is to figure out the typical Internet language features and dictions between Anne Marie and Charlie Puth as famous singers related to their gender. The writer chose Twitter because there is various hybrid language in written form that produced by the user. In analyzing the data, the writer used mixed method approach. The writer collected 65 tweets of Anne Marie and 65 tweets of Charlie Puth in 1st November 2018 until 31th December 2018 as the corpus data by purposive sampling. The data analyzed used the theory by Danet (2001) of eleven common features of digital writing, those are Abbreviation, All lower case, Asterisks for emphasis, Capital letters, Description of actions, Eccentric spelling, Emoticons, Multiple punctuations, Music/noise, Rebus writing and Written out laughter. As the result, the total frequency found of internet language features used by Anne Marie’s tweets is 148, meanwhile in Charlie Puth’s tweets is 96. The differences found in the most dominant features used by Anne Marie is Emoticons, while Charlie Puth is Multiple punctuation. The similarities found in Anne Marie and Charlie Puth tweets are, both of them did not used two features toward their tweets, those are asterisks for emphasis and description of actions. In the use of dictions, Anne Marie and Charlie Puth have difference output. The total number of word types used by Anne Marie is 583, while the total number of word types used by Charlie Puth is 415. The differences found in the used of verb, Anne Marie has general choice of words, and high frequency use, for example coming, see, called and so on. Meanwhile, Charlie Puth has specific choice of word, low frequency use, and contain some of taboo words, for example achievement, damn, Shit, Fucking, and so on. The similarities found in the use of noun related in album category such as song, favourite, album and single. Last, Anne Marie and Charlie Puth have similar choice of adverb in form of adverb of time and place such as now, back, soon and just. All of the findings indicated that Anne Marie are more expressive and playfulness in fulfill the absence of the features and giving a various of dictions. She talks with polite form, good manners, and intimate with all of her followers. While Charlie is less expressive, he tends to write in common or standard form and rarely use digital features

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
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Rokhmah, Latifaturifaaaaku@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Adab
Bahasa Inggris
Gender
Internet
Linguistik
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Rokhmah Latifatur
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2019 01:59
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2019 01:59
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/29597

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