Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2019)

Linguistic Characteristic of Narrative Text Written by Male and Female Students

Authors
Nurul Hasanah, Zainuddin, Anni Holila Pulungan
Corresponding Author
Nurul Hasanah
Available Online December 2019.
Keywords
linguistic characteristics, gender, writing, narrative
Abstract
Language is a reflection of speakers. A person can guess the identity such as the origin, character, or behavior of the interlocutor of the language he uses. Gender affect the use of language, both oral and written language. As Lakoff said that male and female groups have different linguistic characteristics. As an essential skill in learning English, writing involves the application of grammar and sentence pattern, vocabulary, or diction and cross cultural understanding. It can be said that writing ability is someone capability to express their idea in the form of written representasion. Narrative is a fundamental language process for learning how to give an opinion of a story, write about a story and imagine thinking of student. By writing narrative text, they know how to express their opinion. The question is do male and female students also use language differently in writing. In line with this idea, the objective of this study is to investigate the linguistic form of narrative text written by male and female students proposed by Lakoff 1975, such as, empty adjectives, hedge, intensifier, hypercorrect grammar super polite form, tag question and emphatic stress, even though the characteristics of color words and question intonation have not been found in the characters utterances. The data of this study will be gathered by sentences in narrative text written male and female students in Senior High School to write a topic given about their experience .
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Proceedings
4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2019)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-872-7
ISSN
2352-5398
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