ANALYSIS OF PERSON DEIXIS IN ENGLISH TEXTBOOK’S DIALOGUE FOR CLASS X PUBLISHED BY EDUCATION MINISTRY
This research is about the use of person deixis on dialogues contain in english textbook for first grade of senior high school published by education ministry in 2016. The objective of this research is to describe the referent meaning and the function of person deixis found on english textbook’s dialogue. This research used descriptive qualitative research. The technique in this research are documentation technique. The data source of this research are dialogue text in english textbook for first grade of senior high school published by education ministry in 2016. The data of this research is in the form of words,phrase, and sentence of person deixis expression. The result of this research showed that there are three types of person deixis they were first person deixis, second person deixis, and third person deixis. First person deixis has referent meaning to the speaker of utterance. first person deixis found on data were pronoun I,me,my,we,us, and our. Second person deixis had referent meaning to the hearer of speaker’s interlocutor. Second person deixis that found on data are pronoun You and your. Third person deixis had referent meaning to the indirect participant on a speech event. Third person deixis that found on data were pronoun He,Him,His,She,Her,It,Them, and Their.
Key Words: Person deixis, pronoun, reference