The omissions of sentence component on news headlines in the Jakarta Post

Budiarto, Cisillia and Tedjasuksmana, Hendra and Budiono, Davy (2014) The omissions of sentence component on news headlines in the Jakarta Post. In: Prosiding Seminar Nasional Pendidikan Fisika dan Bahasa Inggris: Cara Praktis dan Inovatif dalam Pembelajaran Fisika dan Bahasa Inggris, May, 17, 2014, Surabaya.

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News headlines are the most noticeable feature in the newspapers. However, the forms of the headlines are unique and sometimes they are quite difficult to be understood since some words in the headlines are omitted in order to keep the headlines short. This study is conducted to find what sentence components in terms of phrase structure categories and syntactic categories are omitted This study analyzes the Jakarta Post (Indonesia's leading English-language daily) headlines ji-om online version s:vntactically using a tree diagram proposed by Marianne Celce - Murcia and Diane Larsen - Freeman (/999). The sources of the data are 81 headlines from national news section issued from November ]'" to November 30'h, 2013. lnthose headline, some words are omitted The study finds that there are omissions in the Jakarta Post headlines which are under the phrase structure categories A Ux, A UX + VP, NP, VP, AP, PREP P, and S Out of these phrase structure categories, AUX and AUX + VP occur most frequently in the headlines with the percentage of 75% and 13% respectively. Under the syntactic categories, omissions which occurare T + Passive, T + pm, T + prog, T + cop, conjunction, determiner and preposition. The omission of "be" in the syntactic categories T + Passive, T + pm, T + prog and T + cop occurs most frequently.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Headlines, syntactic analysis, The Jakarta Post, omission
Subjects: English Education
Divisions: Proceeding > Faculty of Teacher Training and Education
Depositing User: Vincentius Widya Iswara
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2015 05:53
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2016 05:43

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