My study deals with conversational analysis that is particularly focused on
interruption. Interruption is a violation toward the general rule of the conversation.
The writer believes that an interruption caused by a certain reason. Conducting this
study, the writer is curious to know the reason of interruption led by Ira Koesno.
Therefore, the writer consults with the theory of Zimmerman and west (1975), in
which reasons of interruption are classified according to Linguistic category. By
discovering reasons of the interruption in the interviews, this thesis is also showing
the most committed reasons of interruption, especially in an interactive TV dialog.
There are two parties in this dialog, namely interviewer and interviewee (guest).
Specifically, this study discusses about the interruption uttered by interviewer, Ira
Koesno. Moreover, this study is a qualitative study and the writer collected the data
from the transcript, which she did it manually. The writer classified all interruption
from the interviewer occurred in the shows and analyzed the reason. To justified the
reason of interruption, the writer look at the context of the discussion between the
interviewer and the interviewee (guest). The result of this analysis shows that the
main reason of interruption was Seeking Clarification, and the other reasons were
Dissatisfaction, Concluding, Challenging, Showing Agreement, and Completing,
Giving Support and Maintaining the Topic.
(11400037) YULIA NYOTO
(88-011) Ester Harijanti Kuntjara
(94-029) Aylanda Hidayati Dwi Nugroho
Universitas Kristen Petra
Year : 2005
1. INDONESIAN LANGUAGE-DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
2. LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGES-STUDY AND TEACHING
3. DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
discussion, interview, interviewer, topic, interruption, turn taking strategy, overlap
s1 - Skripsi/Undergraduate Thesis (Program Studi Sastra Inggris S-1)
Undergraduate Thesis No. 02011385/ING/2005; Yulia Nyoto (11400037)
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