Interpersonal, Ideational, and Textual Meanings Analysis on Joanna Fuchs' Poems: Star Teacher, Important Teacher, and Number One Teacher

  • Kharisatul Maulah
  • S.R. Pramudyawardhani
Keywords: Interpersonal Meaning, Ideational Meaning., Textual Meaning, Joanna Fuchs' Poems

Abstract

This study is related to three types of meanings: interpersonal, ideational, and textual. The data source is three poems entitled Star Teacher, Important Teacher, and Number One Teacher by Joanna Fuchs. To obtain the objective of the study, the writers apply descriptive qualitative method. The steps of data analysis technique applied are: reading the whole poems, dividing the data into clauses, writing down each clause, dividing each component in each clause by implementing segmenting immediate constituent technique (Teknik Bagi Unsur Langsung), identifying each clause in terms of Interpersonal, Ideational and Textual meanings, describing each Interpersonal, Ideational, and Textual meanings analysis, interpreting the findings of the analysis, and drawing the conclusion. The analysis result of interpersonal meaning on these three poems is that the dominant Mood type is Declarative Mood which are Star Teacher (12 clauses), Important Teacher (11 clauses), and Number One Teacher (19 clauses). The modal finite “would”, categorized as median level of Modality, is found only on Important Teacher. Afterwards, ideational meaning analysis concludes that on Star Teacher, Relational (Attributive) becomes the process which frequently appears on it with 6 clauses. Besides, Material Process occurs repeatedly on Important Teacher and Number One Teacher with 7 clauses on each poem. The participants and circumstances are on Star Teacher (Carrier: 5, Attribute: 5, Senser: 3, Phenomenon: 3, Tokens: 2, Value: 2, Actor: 1, Goal: 1, Circumstance of Time: 1 and Circumstance of Role: 1), Important Teacher (Actor: 6, Goal: 5, Recipient: 1, Senser: 1, Carrier:1, Attribute: 1, Token: 1, Value:1, Circumstance of Place: 4, Circumstance of Accompaniment: 1, and Circumstance of Cause: 1), and Number One Teacher (Actor: 5, Goal: 3, Senser: 3, Phenomenon: 2, Carrier: 2, Attribute: 2, Token: 2, Value: 2, Behaver: 1, Range: 1, Circumstance of Role: 2, Circumstance of Time: 2, and Circumstance of Accompaniment: 1). Based on the findings of textual meaning analysis, the writers discover that in Topical Theme, Unmarked Topical Theme mostly recognized on three poems: Star Teacher (11 clauses), Important Teacher (6 clauses), and Number One Teacher (9 clauses). On the other hand, in Textual Theme, there are several clauses analyzed as Structural on these three poems: Star Teacher (3 clauses), Important Teacher (2 clauses), and Number One Teacher (7 clauses). Then, one clause identified as Theme in Imperative is only on Important Teacher.

Author Biography

Kharisatul Maulah

DIALEKTIKA Journal is a biannual journal published in March and September by English Education Study Program of Educational Sciences and Teachers’ Training Faculty Peradaban University. It welcomes both conceptual and research-based articles related to English education, literature, or linguistics.

Published
2022-06-30