MOOD System on Supporter Chant in English Premier League: A Systemic Functional Linguistic Study

Fatoni, Nur Rochman and Santosa, Riyadi and Djatmika, Djatmika (2020) MOOD System on Supporter Chant in English Premier League: A Systemic Functional Linguistic Study. In: BASA 2019, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.

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One of the recent language phenomena in public area is supporter chant. Focusing on the interpersonal interaction among the participant, this research will examine the MOOD system with the SFL approach to determine the status and positions in chant discourse. This research is descriptive qualitative. The data is the clauses and words of the chant lyric downloaded from It focused on the ‘supporting’ and ‘mocking’ player chant of the supporter of the Big Six clubs in English Premier League. The data is collecting through content analysis. The data is analysed through domain, taxonomy, componential and cultural theme analysis. From the MOOD system analysis, containing MOOD type, interaction function, and mood structure, the interpretation of both mocking and supporting chant put the singing supporter in an equal and balanced position with the listener. There is a special note on the mocking chant. Despite the structures place the players at different angles, their level of equality it still the same. Moreover, the message exchanged is in the form of information whether it is the players strengths, supporters hopes, promises, something happened, or a player's disgrace.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: chant supporters mood status interpersonal sfl
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 08:19
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 08:19

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