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Title: The structural analysis of language used in facebook status
Authors: Bhusal, Arati
Keywords: Structural analysis;Facebook status
Issue Date: 2023
Publisher: Department of English Educaion
Institute Name: Central Department of Education
Level: Masters
Abstract: This research work entitled The Structural Analysis of Language Used in Facebook Statuswas an attempt to analyse the language used in facebookstatus in terms of syntactic structure, shortenings, punctuations, and code-mixing. Survey research design was followed to complete this study. The required data were collected from the Facebook status of my Facebook friends. Keeping the objectives in consideration, I selected 40 facebookstatuses from different people. The data collected from the field were analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively. The collected data were analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive as well as statistical tools tabulation and percentile. It was found that, the status users mostly used incomplete words or sentences, non-standard spelling, code mixing and shortening. This thesis consists of five different chapters. The first chapter deals with the introduction which includes the background of the study, statement of the problem, objectives of the study, research questions significance of the study, delimitation of the study, and operational definitions of the key terms. The second chapter deals with the review of the related theoretical and empirical literature along with the implications of the review for the study. It also includes conceptual framework. The third chapter deals with the design of the study, population, sample, sampling strategy, sources of data, data collection tools and techniques, data collection procedures, data analysis and interpretation procedure, and ethical considerations. Similarly, the fourth chapter deals with analysis and interpretations of the data collected from the respondents. Chapter five consists of findings, conclusions, and recommendations. The recommendations of further presented three levels as policy, practice, and further research, references are at the end.
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