AN ANALYSIS OF INTERPERSONAL MEANING IN MICHELLE OBAMA’S SPEECH AT THE 2016 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

Nuraini Nuraini

Abstract


The study deals with interpersonal meaning which is uttered by Michelle Obama at 2016 democratic convention. The purpose of the study is to describe mood realize in the text. The study used the descriptive qualitative method. The sources of the data in this research were Michelle Obamas speech transcript taken from speech video on the website. The data of this study was the utterances of Michelle Obama in front of United Stated people toward an election of the next president in the United Stated, the technique of analyzing data is by collecting the transcript, finding out mood and draw the conclusion. Based on the data analysis, the researcher found that there are 91 clauses of Michelle Obamas speech. The clauses are divided into several classifications such as declarative mood are 79, imperative mood are 10 and interrogative mood are 2. Based on the data, it can be drawn conclusion that the most dominant of mood classifications in Michele Obamas speech is declarative mood.


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Interpersonal; mood; declarative; interrogative; imperative

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