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Gender Representations in English Text book: Critical Discourse Analysis

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.3, No. 1)

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Page : 57-59

Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; SFL; English Text book.;

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This study was an attempt to examine different areas of gender in representation of women and men in English textbooks used by the lecture in teaching SFL (Systemic Functional Linguistics) in universitas Padjadjaran written by Eva Tuckita Sari Sujatna. This study uses quantitative and qualitative method by counting the frequence calculate the frequency of occurrence of nouns, names, pronouns, and adjectives that show women and men and analyzing the use of names, nouns, pronouns and adjectives attributed to women and men. The findings revealed that the manifestation of women and men in the English textbooks was not fair. The presence of men was more highlighted than that of women in terms of names, nouns, pronouns and adjectives.

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