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The Structural ambiguity in news headlines in the Jakarta Post

Hartono, Silvia (1999) The Structural ambiguity in news headlines in the Jakarta Post. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

The thesis is the study of the structural ambiguity in news headlines in The Jakarta Post. The importance of headlines and the effect of ambiguous news headlines on readers make the writer interested in this study. The writer wants to analyse the structurally ambiguous news headlines in term of the structures and meanings. The writer also tries to figure out how to clarify the structurally ambiguous headlines. The analysis is done using the theory of Transformational Grammar. The analysis and findings show that there is structural ambiguity in news headlines in The Jakarta Post. The structural ambiguity in news headlines in The Jakarta Post occurs in noun phrases and sentence with adverbial of place.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ambiguity, news, headlines, structure, grammar
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2011 14:39
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/3126

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