An Analysis of Euphemism in The Book of Umpasa Batak Toba

Sianturi, Jesisca Evelin J and Radjaban, Yohanes (2022) An Analysis of Euphemism in The Book of Umpasa Batak Toba. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta.

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This study uses the Umpasa Batak Toba book as the main research data. This research discusses two issues; 1) What are the types of euphemisms found in the Umpasa Batak Toba book? 2) What is the most dominant figurative language used in the Umpasa Batak Toba book? Using a qualitative method, the author provides a detailed description of the euphemism in Umpasa Batak Toba. The author uses the theory of Allan and Burridge (1991) to classify and analyze data. According to Parrine, there are 16 types of euphemisms, namely figurative expression, metaphor, flippancy, remodeling, clipping, acronym, circumlocution, abbreviation, omission, one of one substitution, general to specific, part of whole euphemism, hyperbole, understatement, jargon, dan colloquialism. As a result, the author analyzed 27 data as samples. The author found figurative expression with 5 data (18.52%), circumlocution with 5 data (18.52%), hyperbole with 4 data (14.82%), general for specific with 2 data (7.4%), flippancy with 1 data (3.7%), omission with 1 data (3.7%), part of whole euphemism with 1 data (3.7%), and then jargon with 1 data (3.7%). The most dominant euphemism found in the Umpasa data is a metaphor with 7 data (25.93%). The types of euphemisms that could not be found in the data are remodeling, clipping, acronyms, abbreviation, one of one substitution, understatement, and colloquialism.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi, Tugas Akhir or Kerja Praktek) (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Allan and Burridge, euphemism, qualitative, umpasa batak toba
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Humaniora > S1 Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Kaprodi S1 Bahasa Inggris UTY
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2022 07:12
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2022 07:12

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