International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Analysis the Use of the Kind of Deixis on ‘Ayat-Ayat Cinta’ Novel by Habiburrahman El-Shirazy

This study aimed to describe the kind of deixis on ‘Ayat-Ayat Cinta’ Novel. Theoretically, this study is expected to be useful for researchers of language and literature because the novel has its own peculiarities. For teacher, this study can be used as a reference material to conduct a study of literary texts. Practically, this research can contribute the importance of understanding and preserving literature through language, especially for the next generation so that the value of emotions which contained in the language will be resolved. This study used a qualitative descriptive method in the form of content analisys. The data used in this study were deixis be sourced from ‘Ayat-Ayat Cinta’ novel. Furthermore, the data that have been collected are transcribe and grouped according to characteristic, form, and function that are related to the formulation of the problem in research. Based on the data analysis, it was found that the most dominant deixis is spell deixis. Then, there was also time deixis, place deixis, discourse deixis and social deixis in the novel.

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