Identifying Types and Functions of Semantic Roles in English Sentences

Dian, Dian Ayu Puspasari/DP and Andhika, Tita Ratna Wulandari/TR (2016) Identifying Types and Functions of Semantic Roles in English Sentences. The 1st National Seminar of AISEE SUMSEL. pp. 13-20. ISSN 978-602-60132-0-0

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This study analyzed six semantic roles types and function in the sentence based on Dowty’s book. The problems of study were 1). What were the types of semantic roles based on Dowty? 2).What was semantic roles functions in sentences? The purpose of this study was to identify types and function of semantic roles found. It was known that, there were six types of semantic roles written on Dowty’s book, such as agent, patient, experiencer, theme, source, and goal. This study used library research design to find the answer of problems. It was found that agent, patient, theme, experiencer, source and goal were types of semantic roles. From each types, they represent different function. Agent, patient, and experiencer functioned as subject and object. Theme and source functioned as subject, object, and adverb. Meanwhile, goal functioned as object and verb.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs TITA WULANDARI
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2016 01:20
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2016 01:20

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