Identifying Participants in "The Story of Roro Mendut and Pronocitro" Retold by Slamet Riyanto

Authors

  • Urip Tanggoro

Keywords:

identifying participants, identification system, story

Abstract

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 “the†(presuming). Possession aspect is used “by possessive pronouns†more than “by 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).

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Published

2017-05-13