PERGESERAN DAN PERUBAHAN MAKNA PADA KOLOM â€œPIYE JALâ€ DI HARIAN SUARA MERDEKA
The study is aimed at describing the shifting and changing of meanings and references inÂ â€œPiye Jalâ€ column in Suara Merdeka Daily News. This column accomodates public compaints, critiques, and opinions concerning public services, government officials, and events recently happened in the society Â sent through Short Message Services. The data were takenÂ fromÂ January â€“ Februari 2009 edition.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The findings inidicate that the majority of words or phrases being analyzed become extended in meanings even though there were some which were Â restricted Â in meanings, for example words like : bonek and demo.Most of phrases which were expanded in meanings have negative connotations since these words used to express compaints, critiques, and advice to public officials. The phrases were usually in Indonesia and Javanese languages becauseÂ it is believed that Javanese language can express the complaints more accurately
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