The use of response tokens in Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Islam, Muhammad Izzul and Fidiyanti, Murni and Nazaruddin, Rezkiawati (2016) The use of response tokens in Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. NOBEL: Journal of Literature and Language Teaching, 7 (2). pp. 137-146. ISSN 2087-0698; 2549-2470

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Abstract

This study discusses the use of response tokens in Waiting for Godot written by Samuel Beckett. Specifically, it examines kinds and the functions of response tokens uttered by the main characters. This research uses descriptive approach to obtain rich description and to understand response tokens in Waiting for Godot. The data were taken form Vladimir's and Estragon's utterances. The key findings suggest that the types of response tokens in the drama are single response token, response token preceding expanded response, premodified response token, negative token and doublet and also triplet token. Meanwhile, the functions of response token include the function of continuers, acknowledgement, newsmarker, change-of-activity, assessement and brief question token.

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Islam, Muhammad Izzul
Zzlislam5@gmail.com
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Fidiyanti, Murni
murni1fidiyanti@yahoo.com
2030058301
Nazaruddin, Rezkiawati
keenadin@gmail.com
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Response tokens; waiting for godot
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) > 20040804 Semantics
Divisions: Karya Ilmiah > Artikel
Depositing User: desiana ekasari
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2021 07:27
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2021 08:58
URI: http://repository.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/174

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