Derivational and inflectional affixes in @TheGoodQuote’s posts on instagram

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Erlinawati, Fitri Amalia (2018) Derivational and inflectional affixes in @TheGoodQuote’s posts on instagram. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study investigates about two of branches of bound morphemes which focused on derivational and inflectional affixes. The data of the study are on texts of quotes of @TheGoodQuote’s posts on Instagram. Two aims of this study are first is to find out the most frequently found kinds of derivational and inflectional affixes in @TheGoodQuote posts on Instagram and second is to elaborate the processes and to find out intended meanings of derivational and inflectional affixes in @TheGoodQuote posts on Instagram. The descriptive content analysis is the method applied in this study. The researcher uses the classification of derivational affixes by using Fromkin, et al (2014)’s theory about derivation which change grammatical classes which included noun derivation, verb derivation, adjective derivation, and adverb derivation. In addition, the theory from Lieber (2009) about derivation without changing grammatical classes are also involved in this study which consist of negative affixes, quantitative affixes, noun to noun, and prepositional and relation affixes. While, eight inflectional affixes theory used is according to Fromkin, et al (2014). The findings of the study reveal that from 137 words which consist of derivational and inflectional affixes. 62 words indicate derivations which change the grammatical classes which involve 31 for noun derivations which affixes produced are –ation, -ion, -age, -ence, -er, -or, -ment, -th, -ness, -ity, -ty, -dom, 12 for adjective derivations which affixes produced are –ous, -able, -ful, -y, -ish, -ive, -al, -less, 14 for adverb derivations which only found affix produced is –ly, and 5 for verb derivations which affixes produced are en-, em-, -ize. Furthermore, 23 words indicate derivations without changing grammatical classes which involve 10 for negative which affixes produced are un-, dis-, im-., 6 for noun to noun which affixes produced are -ship and –hood, 3 for preposition and relation which affixes produced are over-, out-, and 4 for quantitative which affixes produced is re-. While, 52 words indicate eight kinds of inflectional affixes by the most frequently found is -s plural (22 words), -s third person singular (6 words), -er comparative (6 words), –ing for present progressive (6 words), 4 for –est superlative (4 words), –en past participle (3 words), –ed past tense (2 words), –‘s possessive (3 words). The intended meanings are about the derivational and inflectional affixes words that related to the quotations that are analyzed.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Erlinawati, Fitri Amaliafitriamaliae@yahoo.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: Derivation; inflection; quotation
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Erlinawati Fitri Amalia
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2018 08:31
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018 08:31

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