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INTERPERSONAL MEANING FOUND IN MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S SPEECH I HAVE A DREAM

PERANANDARI , PERANANDARI (2013) INTERPERSONAL MEANING FOUND IN MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S SPEECH I HAVE A DREAM. Undergraduate thesis, UNIVERSITY OF STIKUBANK SEMARANG.

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Abstract

This study examines interpersonal meaning found in Martin Luther King Jr.‟s speech I Have a Dream. The writer has an interest to use the I Have a Dream speech script because there are so many clauses written in different sentence types and they may give a lot of knowledge related to considerable study. The writer tries to explore how interpersonal meaning is achieved from the perspective of Functional Grammar and with the focus on mood, modal auxiliary, and personal pronouns in pronoun system. The theory proposed by Halliday (2009) was used as the framework to analyze interpersonal meaning built in Martin Luther King Jr. speech. The object of the study was analyzed using descriptive qualitative research as a method of study. The result of the study shows that the clauses in Martin Luther King Jr. speech script are major clause which has percentage of 99 % and minor clause has percentage of 1 %. All mood systems in the speech script are declarative mood that consists of marked declarative clauses (16 %) and unmarked declarative clauses (84 %) as the majority. Then, the modal auxiliaries employed frequently are “Will” (72 %) and “Shall” (14 %). Last, the pronoun systems used mostly are “I” (37 %) that are used 13 times and “We” (31 %) that are adopted 11 times.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM : 09.03.52.0031 SKR III.05.01.0445
Uncontrolled Keywords: systemic functional grammar, interpersonal meaning, mood system, modal auxiliary, pronoun system
Subjects: ?? Linguistics ??
Faculty / Institution: ?? SkripsiBhs ??
Depositing User: Sanusi Wiji
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2013 02:16
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 06:21
URI: http://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/1551

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