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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PARAGRAPHS IN OBAMA’S REMARKS AT INDONESIA UNIVERSITY NOVEMBER 10, 2010

Jannah, Mahsusil (2013) THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PARAGRAPHS IN OBAMA’S REMARKS AT INDONESIA UNIVERSITY NOVEMBER 10, 2010. Undergraduate thesis, UNIVERSITY OF STIKUBANK SEMARANG.

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Abstract

The objective of this research is to explain the paragraph development in Barack Obama’s remarks text. This research is descriptive qualitative research. The three important parts of the remark text are the opening, body and conclusion. In Obama’s remark text, there are 2 opening paragraphs, the body consists of 44 paragraphs, the concluding part of the remark consists of 1 paragraph. The last section only reaffirms the things that are important in the body. Three needed elements in a paragraph are topic sentence, supporting details, and concluding sentence 26 paragraphs ( 55% ) , eighteen paragraphs containing the elements of topic sentence and supporting details ( 38% ) , two paragraphs with only topic sentence each ( 5% ) , there is also one paragraph with only one concluding sentence ( 2% ) . And also there are several methods of paragraph development used in Barack Obama's remark text. They are Deductive reasons ( 31.8% ) , Process ( 2.3% ) , Comparison and contrast ( 2.3% ) , Sequence or point of view ( 2.3% ) , Sequence or Chronological ( 4.5% ) , Cause and effect ( 13.6% ) , Classification ( 2.3% ) , Inductive reasons ( 38.6% ) , Extended definition ( 2.3% ) . Based on the result of the research above, the writer suggests that the student who studies in English Language Education Department learn intensively how the paragraphs are developed and logically structured. In order, that they can make a text such as remarks, and it will be easy to understand and persuade the audiences.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM:09.03.52.0027 SKR.III.05.01.0475
Uncontrolled Keywords: Development, paragraphs, and remarks.
Subjects: ?? Linguistics ??
Faculty / Institution: ?? SkripsiBhs ??
Depositing User: Farida Sri Endaryani
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2013 03:16
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2013 03:16
URI: http://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/1710

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