Muhammad Barru Siddiq


The purpose of this research is to analyses the types and word class categories of onomatopoeia word in Hulk Digital Comic. The method is used in this research was qualitative method. The main data of this research is related to several morphological text books and the secondary data is Hulk Digital Comic, Publisher by Marvel Comics in 2006. The objectives of this research are to explore the types of onomatopoeia, to analyze the word class categories of onomatopoeia, and to obtain the most dominant types of onomatopoeia in Hulk Digital Comic. The results show that there are three types of Onomatopoeia found in Hulk Digital Comic, there are Corporeal Sound Symbolism is the use of certain sounds or intonation patterns to express the internal state of speaker, emotional or physical; Imitative Sound Symbolism is the use of onomatopoeic words and phrases representing environmental sounds; and Synesthetic Sound Symbolism is the acoustic symbolization of non-acoustic phenomena. The findings of this thesis are three kinds of word class category in onomatopoeia such as Noun, Verb, and Interjection. From 35 data, the dominant types of onomatopoeia found are the Imitative Sound Symbolism.


Onomatopoeia; corporeal sound symbolism; imitative sound symbolism; synesthetic sound symbolism; word class category

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