A GRAMMATICAL COHESION ANALYSIS ON THE INFORMATIVE TEXTS OF BOG-BOG BALI CARTOON MAGAZINE
Ira Sukma Anggarini
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A language is a means of communication among people. Language can be used in many forms through oral or written expressions and body language. This thesis is entitled “A Grammatical Cohesion Analysis On The Informative Texts Of Bog-Bog Bali Cartoon Magazine”. The aims of this study are to describe the application of grammatical cohesive devices on the articles of Bog-Bog Bali Cartoon Magazine and to find out whether grammatical cohesive devices can make the texts coherent and unified. This thesis uses library research by reading some books in the library to find out concepts that are relevant to the theoretical framework of the thesis. The data of this study are collected from written texts. The data are qualitative data that are in the form of description and not always in the form of numbers. Documentary (bibliographical) study is applied to this study as the technique of data collection, and the data are taken from Bog-Bog Bali Cartoon Magazine which were published in 2003. There are seven articles but from seven only three texts that are analyzed. This study is a descriptive study which describes grammatical cohesive analysis such as Reference, Substitution, Ellipsis and Conjunction. After analyzing and discussing this articles, it can be concluded that the application of grammatical cohesive devices such as Reference, Substitution, Ellipsis and Conjunction makes the text coherent and unified. The anaphoric reference has an important role to make the text coherent and unified because it helps the readers understand the articles of Bog-Bog Bali Cartoon Magazine.