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Shaping the Concept of Mage Through Image Schemas in Dragon Age Origins RAIYASMI, DEAN; CITRARESMANA, ELVI
English Journal Literacy Utama Vol 3 No 1 (2019): English Journal Literacy UTama
Publisher : Universitas Widyatama

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Language shapes the human mind and its concept toward things. Using image schemas, in nowadays technology, even AI (artificial intelligence) can concept things in response to their creator negativity or positivity. This is reflected in one of the most selling games around the world in 2012 called Dragon Age
Pengembangan Alat Analisis Humor dalam Komik Jepang Saifudin, Akhmad; Risagarniwa, Yuyu Yohana; Citraresmana, Elvi; Sidiq, Inu Isnaeni
Japanese Research on Linguistics, Literature, and Culture Vol 1, No 2 (2019): May
Publisher : Universitas Dian Nuswantoro

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The main objective of this study is to develop a theoretical tool to analyze humorelements in Japanese comic (manga). The authors narrow the definition of “tool” as atheoretical framework that can be used in an inductive research. Developing this tool isof importance since evaluating the quality of humor in comic is difficult and subjective,due to the inclusion of humor as a cognitive and cultural product (Hurley et al, 2011).The authors strongly emphasize that this study was a theoretical review one. Weaimed to develop a theoretical foundation pertaining to semiotic analysis in humorousmanga products. To achieve the aim, we applied qualitative content analysis to buildthe foundation inductively. The authors identify that in order to analyze humor inmanga, Berger’s theory of humor techniques (1976, 1993) can be utilized to explorecomical effect in manga. Furthermore, Wilson and Sperber’s framework (2004) canalso be used to evaluate the context of situation pictured in manga. The former theoryis imperative since it highlights the function of drawing representation to buildhumorous atmosphere, while the latter functions to decode the meaning and purposeof humor created by manga creators. To conclude, a theoretical contribution can bewithdrawn from the discussion in this study. However, to really measure Japanese’scognitive and cultural values of humor expression, further application of this analysistool needs to be established in a wider and more comprehensive set of data.
Public Speaking Melalui Diplomasi Kesantunan Berbahasa Di Balatkop Pemprov Jawa Barat Amalia, Rosaria Mita; Citraresmana, Elvi; Saefullah, Nurul Hikmayaty
Jurnal ABDINUS : Jurnal Pengabdian Nusantara Vol 3 No 1 (2019): Volume 3 Nomor 1 Tahun 2019
Publisher : Universitas Nusantara PGRI Kediri

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Many cooperation partners of the provincial government of West Java come from other countries that have different cultures with Indonesian or Sundanese. Language skills in the sphere of diplomacy associated with language politeness are needed here in order to make the goal of negotiation achieved and provide benefits to the people of West Java. Community Service Activities is conducted in public speaking training activities. This research uses a pragmatic approach. The theories used are a Pragmatic theory by Levinson (1983) and Speech situation theory by Leech (1993). This research applies a qualitative descriptive method in the social field especially language, communication, and international relations. The purpose of this activity is to provide knowledge and insight for the staff of the Bureau of Domestic and International Cooperation in West Java and also to improve their communication ability. The implementation of this activity received a positive response from the participants. They feel that this activity is very useful and provide insight and skills to speak more in public. This is very crucial for the lecturer and business agent in the Agency for Cooperatives and Entrepreneurship Training (Balatkop) of West Java Province. In addition, the benefit of conducting this Community Service Activity is useful scientific empowerment for the community as well as the existence of article regarding this activity thus it becomes more extensive.
Critical Discourse Analysis: The Negative Representation of the French President in France's English Online News Anggraeni, Yulia; Citraresmana, Elvi; Koeshandoyo , Eko Wahyu
Elsya : Journal of English Language Studies Vol. 4 No. 2 (2022): Elsya : Journal of English Language Studies (In-Press)
Publisher : Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat, Universitas Lancang Kuning (LPPM - Unilak)

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.31849/elsya.v4i2.7797


There is a scarcity of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) studies on the representation of social actors in news media, thus this study addressed this research gap by analysing the way news represented the French President Emmanuel Macron, regarding his controversial support of Samuel Paty, a history teacher in France who was murdered because he showed a cartoon of Prophet Muhammad in his class. This research aims to see the representation of Emmanuel Macron from the perspective of the French media, The Connexion France, which published their news in English language online to reach world-wide audience. Four articles of the news were purposively selected for this CDA study, which were published from October 18 until November 1, 2020. The French President’s representation was analysed with the nomination and predication strategies. Results showed that the Connexion France uses four nomination strategies to refer Emmanuel Macron. The professional anthroponyms refer to Emmanual Macron as “the President”, proper names as “Emmanuel Macron” to be the centre of the discourse, synecdoche as “Emmanuel Macron”, and deixis as “he” to avoid repetition the subject of the text. Two predication strategies were also used, the explicit predicate of how the President “has promised” action against Islamists and presupposition from the way the news linked pictures of boycotted French supermarket products with the President. This research provides a take on fresh news with CDA and can beneficial for the students who learn English language by showing how the media uses language for political figures.