ANALYSIS OF PRESUPPOSITIONS USED BY SURABAYAN TEENAGER NETIZENS IN TWITTER
Keywords:Pragmatics, presuppositions, Twitter, teenager, netizen
This article analyzes presuppositions used by Surabayan teenager netizens in Twitter. It aims to do so because nowadays many people tell their daily ups and downs in Twitter. The data were obtained through text transcription of netizens’ tweets in the non-formal context in Twitter. The article uses Yule’s (2006) classification on presuppositions in analyzing the data. The results show that all types of presuppositions; namely existential, factive, non-factive, lexical, structural, and counterfactual – are used by Surabayan teenager netizens in their tweets at Twitter. Among the 6 types, non-factive presuppositions were used most dominantly by the Surabayan teenager netizens
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