TRAVERSE - Journal of Language and Applied Linguistics
Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021): Journal of Language and Applied Linguistics


Dewi, Ni Made Endri Santika (Unknown)
Sulatra, I Komang (Unknown)
Maharani, Putu Devi (Unknown)

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Publish Date
29 Jan 2021


The aims of conducting the study are to analyze the types and the structure of endocentric compound found in the novel Betrayal by Danielle Steel. Endocentric compound is type of compound words based on semantics relation between head and modifier. According to Delahunty & Garvey (2010) endocentric is a compound which represents a subtype of whatever the head represents. The source of the data was novel entitled Betrayal written by Danielle Steel and published on July 2012. This study used theory by Carstairs-McCarthy (2002) to analyze the types of endocentric compound based on lexical categories and theory by Lieber (2009) to identify the structure of compound. The study belongs to library research since the data used is a novel. In analyzing the data, the researcher used quantitative qualitative method. This study applied observation method in collecting the data. Based the analysis there are found 71 data of endocentric compounds. They were divided into 60 data of compound noun, 1 data of compound verb and 10 data of compound adjective. The structure of compound presented by using tree diagram and dominantly form by two elements.

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Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media Social Sciences


Journal of Language and Applied Linguistics (TRAVERSE) is a journal aims to be a peer-reviewed platform and an authoritative source of information. We publish original research papers, review articles and case studies focused on language teaching, learning and applied linguistics context. The scope ...