Presupposition Trigger in the Articles of Toastmasters Magazine
Rizki Hardiyanti, Busmin Gurning, Anni Holila Pulungan
Available Online October 2017.
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- Articles; Presupposition; Presupposition Triggers
- Presupposition has been studied by many linguists. Presupposition is the speaker's/ writer's assumption before saying something. The paper aims to analyze the way of presupposition triggers of an author's writing through triggers that asserts implicit or explicit meaning in sentences, clauses, phrases and words in the articles of Toastmasters magazine. Accordingly, 18 articles Toastmasters Magazine 2016 start from July until December are analyzed in terms of presupposition triggers namely: definite description, implicative verb, factive verb, change of state verbs, verbs of judging, counter factual verbs, conventional item, iteratives item, cleft construction, questions, adverbial clause, comparative sentence, counterfactual conditional clause, non-restrictive relative clause and other presupposition triggers are: additive particles, discourse particles, manner adverbs, quantifiers and discourse connectives. The result of the study indicated that the factive verb is the most frequent trigger occurred in articles while verb of judging is the least one.
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TY - CONF AU - Rizki Hardiyanti AU - Busmin Gurning AU - Anni Holila Pulungan PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - Presupposition Trigger in the Articles of Toastmasters Magazine BT - Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 275 EP - 280 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-17.2017.57 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-17.2017.57 ID - Hardiyanti2017/10 ER -