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1.1 Limitation of the Study
The Study will only focuses on how to identify the Figurative Language and how to use it. It is not only limited in newspaper but it will explain on how insert it in any writing things. It will not specifically cover on how to use it into poem and ‘any of the kinds’ as the news and the poem are different.
However writing news and story is almost the same but not identical, so the writer will limit it on how to
identify and using Figurative Language.
To make it even clear, the writer will limit it into Identifying the Figurative Language in Jakarta Post Only and hope the reader will understand on how to make it. The writer believe if the readers able to identify it (especially in newspaper), they will have no problem placing it into writing news or the other kinds.
1.2 The Definitions of key terms
The definitions of key terms are stated below in order to make everything clear and avoid any miss interpretation of term.
Here are the meaning of Analysis based on OnlineDictionary.com, Cambridge and Oxford Dictionary
1. The process of separating a whole into its parts to discover their function, relationship
2. An investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
3. the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
· Jakarta Post
Jakarta Post is a daily English language newspaper in Indonesia. With an average circulation of around 50,000 copies, it is the largest English language newspaper in Indonesia. The paper is owned by PT Bina Media Tenggara, and the head office is in the nation’s capital, Jakarta. The newspaper was launched on 25 April 1983 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jakarta_Post)
Writing is the representation of language in a textual medium through the use of a set of signs or symbols (known as a writing system) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Writing)
Reading is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols for the intention of deriving meaning (reading comprehension) and/or constructing meaning (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reading_(process))
To recognize or be able to name (someone or something), or to prove who or what (someone or something) is. (Pocket Digital Cambridge Dictionary of American English)
Information about something. It can be digital but usually printed or broadcast report of information about important events in the World, the Country, or the local Area. (Pocket Digital Cambridge Dictionary of American English)
Newspaper is regularly printed document consisting of news reports, articles, photographs and advertisement that are printed on large sheets of paper folded together but not permanently joined. (Pocket Digital Cambridge Dictionary of American English)