Ermawati, Ermawati and Yusrita, Yanti and Elfiondri, Elfiondri (2016) AN ANALYSIS OF ADJACENCY PAIRS AS SEEN IN OPRAH WINFREY’S TALK. Diploma thesis, Universitas Bung Hatta.

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This paper deals with adjacency pairs that indicate “preference structure and the patterns of adjacency pairs” as seen in the Oprah Winfrey’s talk show. The writer used the conversation analysis approach to support the research in analyzing the data. Conversation analysis (CA) is the natural conversation that has participants two or more. Then, CA has structure and process of social interaction. Sacks, H. (1992) defines conversation analysis (CA) is a method for investigating the structure and process of social interaction between humans. It focuses primarily on talk, but integrates also the nonverbal aspects of interaction in its research design. The writer expects that the result of this research can give a contribution to linguistic studies especially in pragmatic field. In this research, the writer used qualitative research and the data were taken from internet. Qualitative research is procedure to get the descriptive data both of spoken and written data analysis in language society (Djajasudarma, 1993:10). The writer analyzed the data by using the concept stated by Yule, G. (1996) in terms of preference structure and the patterns of adjacency pairs. The result of the research, the writer found assessment (agree-disagree) and request (accept-refuse) and the various patterns of adjacency pairs. The writer only found two preference structure in five preference structure in adjacency pairs and the writer also found the words that use to express the expression in the conversation that include to assessment (agree- disagree) and request(accept-refuse) Keywords: adjacency pairs, preference structure, patterns

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Erlya Wahyuni
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2024 07:04
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2024 07:04

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