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INTENSITY PATTERNS IN CHINESE SENTENCES OF THE SURABAYA-CITIZEN SPEECH

Karsono, Ong Mia Farao (2012) INTENSITY PATTERNS IN CHINESE SENTENCES OF THE SURABAYA-CITIZEN SPEECH. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of ACADEMIC RESEARCH.

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    Abstract

    A relationship between intensity, tone level and duration of a discourse, and also difference in intensity understanding between tone language like Chinese and non-tone language like Indonesian was the purpose of this paper to examine intensity patterns in Chinese sentences of the Surabaya-citizen speech. A qualitative descriptive method was used. These record data discourse were processed with a Praat program. Analyses results showed that in declarative sentences a descending pattern occur when the sentence function to inform something only, and shows an ascending pattern if besides giving information, also involve emotion. Intensity patterns in question sentence ascend. Intensity patterns in command sentences also ascend. In shout-out sentences, intensity patterns ascends if there exists a fed up feeling and if only expresses feeling the intensity pattern descend. Within a sentence, the strongest intensity on a word is not certain the longest. Also intensity related to juncture shows that intensity patterns descend resembling the letter v, sometimes distinct sometimes obscure.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Pattern, Chinese language, intensity
    Subjects: P Language and Literature
    Divisions: Faculty of Letter > Chinese Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2012 20:12
    Last Modified: 04 Sep 2012 20:12
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/15868

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