Sukasih Ratna Widayanti
Universitas Widya Dharma Klaten Jawa Tengah

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A STYLISTIC STUDY OF LANGUAGE DEVIATION IN THOMAS HARDY’S THE RUINED MAID Widayanti, Sukasih Ratna
MAGISTRA Vol 26, No 90 (2014): Magistra Edisi Desember
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This study is aimed to describe the language deviation in a poem entitled The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy. In writing a poem, every poet has a poetic license to gain the beautiful poem even it creates language deviation. The poetic license may be ignoring the ordinary rule in making a word, phrase, or even sentence. The author of this poem, Thomas Hardy, is a good poet in performing his ideas through his poem. He intended to make his poem, The Ruined Maid, become unique and eye-catching poem. In Thomas Hardy’s The Ruined Maid, it can be concluded that there are five language deviations which is occurred. They are lexical deviation, grammatical deviation, graphological deviation, semantic deviation, and historical deviation. The language deviations are used to make a beautiful poem. Keywords: stylistic, language deviation
THE FREQUENT ERRORS OF THE STUDENTS’ WRITING OF WIDYA DHARMA UNIVERSITY KLATEN IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015 Widayanti, Sukasih Ratna
MAGISTRA Vol 28, No 95 (2016): Magistra Maret
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The purpose of this study is to identify frequent errors in the written texts made by students ofWidya Dharma University Klaten in academic year 2014/2015. This study was categorized into a case studysince it limited the participants to the students of second semester in Widya Dharma University Klaten. Thedata sources of the research were written texts made by the students. The data were students’ errors, whichwere analyzed through classification, frequency counting, and description.The finding of the study shows that there were forty three errors made by the students in their writtentexts. These errors can be classified into eleven types of errors. These are associated with the use of verbs(25.6%), punctuations (4.6%), articles (16.3%), prepositions (2.3%), plural/singular nouns (14%), spellings (14%),pronouns (9.4%), parts of speech choices (4.6%), word orders (2.3%), word choices (4.6%), and miscellany(2.3%). The most frequent error is related to the verb uses and the least frequent errors are related to theprepositions, word orders, and miscellany.Keyword : error, writing, students writing