Proceedings of the Fifth Prasasti International Seminar on Linguistics (PRASASTI 2019)

Transitivity of Smile in Laskar Pelangi

Authors
Rini Yuliana, Riyadi Santosa, Sumarlam Sumarlam, Tri Wiratno
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Rini Yuliana
Available Online August 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/prasasti-19.2019.72How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Transitivity, Simile, Systemic Functional Linguistic (SFL)
Abstract
This study aims to look closely transitivity of simile in Laskar Pelangi. It applies SFL theory from Halliday. The data are taken from novel Laskar Pelangi by Andrea Hirata. Research method is descriptive qualitative. The data analyses were configured into three phases as suggested by Spradley (2016) namely domain, taxonomy, and componential analysis. The research findings showed that transitivity of simile in Laskar pelangi (1) simile in the clause sometimes not only present in process as attribute but also in circumstance. The processes in the simplex clause are mental process, material process, verbal behavioural process, identifying relational process, and attributive relational process. Mental process and verbal behavioural process dominate transitivity in simile because it indicates that simile is kind figure of speech connecting between two different things by comparison. Furthermore, the Mental process itself is process sensing such as perception, cognition, and affection. Meanwhile, Verbal Behavioural process is combination between verbal and mental processes. Unlike verbal processes, in verbal process is a process of saying, it merely saying process without mental process. In addition, in verbal behavioural process includes not only saying but also mental perspective process such as laugh, cry, sob, frown, etc. All of them have closely relationship because they relate to specifically human physiological processes such as a conscious physical act involved in persecution. The participants are Senser, Actor, Behaver, Carrier, and Token. The circumstances are dominated by Circumstance: Manner: Quality and Circumstance: Manner: Comparison. The position of simile as preposition phrase in a clause is categorized as Circumstance: Manner: Comparison and also Attributive Relational Process/ Attribute. (2) the patterns of transitivity of simile in Laskar Pelangi are constructed in simplex and complex clauses. There are nine patterns in simplex clause and there are four patterns in complex clause.
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Proceedings
Fifth Prasasti International Seminar on Linguistics (PRASASTI 2019)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2019
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978-94-6252-775-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/prasasti-19.2019.72How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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