METONYMY: THE WAY TO CONVEY INFORMATION

Yola Merina, Hevriani Sevrika

Abstract


This research discussed about the use of metonymy in conveying information in college environment. The aim of this research is to find out the kinds of metonymy that used by speakers to another speaker in uttering, mentioning and delivering their thoughts. It is to understand the meaning of utterances that use metonymy which are spread out from speakers. This research was used qualitative approach. In obtaining the data, the researcher used non-participant observational technique with observational method. The following techniques in obtaining data were recording and note taking technique. The location sources of data were taken from utterances of students and lecturers. Based on theories provided, the data were analyzed one by one to know the type of metonymy used and the meaning of it. To focus on the study, the data were limited to be analyzed, only metonymy which were delivered by lecturers of English Department in STKIP PGRI were listened and recorded by researcher in college field during a month. From the analysis, this research found spatial, temporal and abstract as metonymy’s kinds which were used for conveying information.


Keywords


contiguity, cognitive linguistics, entity, metonymy

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