AN ANALYSIS OF COHESION DEVICES IN POLITICAL NEWS OF THE JAKARTA POST: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS APPROACH
A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS APPROACH Zia Hisni Mubarak, firstname.lastname@example.org, Universitas Putera Batam
Keywords:Discourse Analysis; Cohesion Devices; Political news
Newspaper is one of an effective tool to deliver
thoughts or even to get the information. The language
of journalism in the newspaper is related to the action
or opinion from people and it is conveyed into a text.
This research is aimed at knowing the function of the
text by analyzing the text based on the Discourse
analysis. The researcher uses cohesion devices to
analyze the text of political news in an online
newspaper. This research is designed as a descriptive
research where the researcher conducts the research
in order to knowing the phenomenon in the field of
study. The researcher, then, analyze the text based on
the cohesion devices such as substitution, ellipsis,
conjunction, reference and lexical cohesion. The
result of this research shows that the text in an online
newspaper which is analyzed in this research has a
good structure of cohesive
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