An Analysis of Code Mixing Found in Instagram Captions

Authors

  • Vernando Situmorang
  • Hilman Pardede
  • Herman
  • Nguyen Van Thao

Keywords:

sociolinguistic, code mixing, Instagram

Abstract

This research is an application of sociolinguistic approach that related about code mixing used by youngsters in Instagram captions. The research problems are what are the types of code mixing used by the youngsters in Instagram captions and what are dominant types of code mixing used by the youngsters in Instagram captions. The objectives of this research are to find out the types of code mixing used by the youngsters in Instagram captions and to find out what types of code mixing more dominant used by the youngsters in Instagram captions. This research was conducted from February until August 2020. The data then were analyzed using qualitative research with content or document analysis. The researchers collected the data by using documentation. This research focused on code mixing used by youngsters in Instagram caption used Muysken’s theory about code mixing. The result of the research, researchers found total of 25 sentences in Instagram captions as the data. There are insertion consist of 17 data (68%), alternation consist 5 data (20%) and congruent lexicalization consist 3 data (12%).The dominant types of code mixing used by youngsters in Instagram caption is insertion code mixing. In the second position is alternation and the last position is congruent lexicalization.

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Published

2020-09-30

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