Rhetorical comparative analysis on warrants in English and Indonesian argumentation

Indah, Rohmani Nur and Ambarwati, Wenyk (2012) Rhetorical comparative analysis on warrants in English and Indonesian argumentation. Research Report. Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim, Malang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study seeks the similarities and differences of the warrant in English and Indonesia argumentation. The data of this study is taken from www.theaustralian.com.au and www.seputar-indonesia.com in the opinion column. In these two selected publication, the claims in the opinion section present various viewpoints related to the area of social, political, education and socioeconomic issues. The data are taken from the latest publication.Based on the data analysis on the English and Indonesian argumentation, the types of warrant constructed are various according to the type of claim presented. To strengthen the claims of fact, English writers show authoritative and substantive warrants as they emphasize on the factual information from trustworthy source used to convince readers. Meanwhile Indonesian writers tend to strengthen their claims by substantive and motivational warrants. It refers to the intention of the writer to share the values or beliefs with the readers so that the similar perception on the fact presented can be achieved.

Item Type: Research (Research Report)
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Department of English Language and Letters
Depositing User: Dr. Rohmani Nur Indah
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2016 11:11

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