Syntactic Ambiguity Found in Business Headlines of The New York Times

Siti, Nurfadilah (2021) Syntactic Ambiguity Found in Business Headlines of The New York Times. Other thesis, Universitas Wijaya Putra.

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Abstract

This study is conducted to analyze the syntactic ambiguity in business headlines on the news of The New York Times. This study aimed at explaining: (1) the ambiguity in the tree diagram. (2) The suitability of the headlines with the content of the news in The New York Times. The writer uses a qualitative approach and content analysis as the research method. The data source is the online news in The New York Times. The data is 10 business headlines that have been randomly selected where these headlines contain more than one meaning. The data are collected by (1)Opening the Google Chrome app, (2) Accessing the official website https://nytimes.com, (3) Choosing the column "business", (4) Collecting headlines via copy and paste and screenshotting news content in a word document, (5) Writing the ten data of headlines into the table, (6) Coding the data, while the procedure of data analysis are: (1) Reading the headlines, (2) Drawing the tree diagrams, (3) Describing the meaning, (3) Interpreting the data, (4) Drawing conclusion. In this research, the writer concluded that ambiguous headlines are represented in tree diagrams based on syntax categories, namely parts of speech and phrases. Also, there are nine news headlines that are in accordance with the news content and one headline that is not in accordance with the news content.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ambiguity, Headline, Syntactic Ambiguity, The New York Times,
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa & Sastra > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Mochamad Danny Rochman, A. Md
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2021 07:57
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2021 07:57
URI: http://eprints.uwp.ac.id/id/eprint/3153

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