A Contrastive Analysis Between English and Karonese Possessive Pronouns
Lingga, Daud Steven
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The title of this thesis ‘A contrastive analysis between English and Karonese possessive pronouns’. The problems of the writing is the differences and similarities between these two languaes which are belonged to different family languaes. The scopes of writing are dealing with the possessive pronouns. This kind of research is qualitative of liberary and field research. The data deal with English were taken from written texts and the data for Karonese were taken from written texts and some addition were taken from some informants. The interpretaion of the data analysed shows that there are more differences than similarities between these two languages possessive pronouns. English has seven forms of pronominal possessive adjective pronouns whereas Karonese has four forms. English has seven forms of absolute possessive pronouns whereas Karonese has two forms. The ways of using the possessive pronouns between these two different languages are quite different. English pronominal possessive pronouns used as like as adjective (before the noun) whereas Karonese used as like as suffixes, attatched to the noun.
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