Identifying Participants in "The Story of Roro Mendut and Pronocitro" Retold by Slamet Riyanto
Keywords:identifying participants, identification system, story
This study seeks to answer a research question: how are the participants introduced in the story? Introducing people mostly covers definite (presuming) more than indefinite (presenting) and difference (comparative). Tracking people aspect mostly deals with pronouns (presuming) more than with name (possessive) and with â€œtheâ€ (presuming). Possession aspect is used â€œby possessive pronounsâ€ more than â€œby possessionâ€. The story produces possession (126.31%) dominated by possessive pronouns, tracking people (90.51%) dominated by possessive (name), and introducing people (47.42%) dominated by definite (presuming).