Analysis Transitvity on Headline news US kill Top General Iranian at 3 January 2020 – 8 January 2020

Lukman Fadilah, Ria Nirwana, Meiyanti Nurchaerani


The article in hand studies word choices used in the headlines of news Top General Iranian. To spotlight what will US implied, the researcher has selected seven  newspaper and all of news paper is based on US. The writer applies Halliday’s transitivity as research tool. The analysis focuses on investigating how US media mass bring opinion to make what US do is good thing, and  represented in the headlines, It also highlights the message underpinned in the discursive lexical choices and rhetorical devices used in them. It shows how covertly the newspapers arouse the emotions of their readers to attract their attention and influence their opinion making process.

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