A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ON ’’GIVE YOUR BODY AND MIND A BREAK THROUGH YOGA’’ IN THE JAKARTA POST ON 19 JULY 2009
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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 Discourse analysis on Give Your Body and Mind A Break Through Yoga in The Jakarta Post on July 2009”. The aims of this study are to describe the applicat ion of grammatical cohesive devices and lexical cohesive devices to the article of Give Your Body and Mind A Break Through Yoga in The Jakarta Post Newspaper and to find out whether grammatical cohesive devices and lexical cohesive devices can make the text 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 a written text. The qualitative data are in the form of descriptions and not 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 Give Your Body and Mind Through Yoga in The Jakarta Post Newspaper which was published in 2009. Only one article was analyzed. This study is a descriptive study which describes grammatical cohesive devices (Reference, Substitution, Ellipsis and Conjunction) and lexical cohesive devices (Reiteration and Collocation).