Process of Pan Balang Tamak text

a systemic functional linguistics perspective


  • I Ketut Suardana Bali Dwipa University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Nengah Sudipa Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Nyoman Sedeng Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Putu Sutama Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia


human right, Jero Klian, Pan Balang Tamak, process, text


Pan Balang Tamak text is one of the Balinese narrative texts getting declination in the popularity in the community because of specific reasons. Many people do not know the ideology of the text. After all, the text is not comprehended totally because the text brings metaphor actions released by clauses. Verbs represent actions. Systemic Functional Linguistics serves verbs within clause as a process. The kinds of the process can be identified based on the activity done in the text. This research analyzed the usage of a process in Pan Balang Tamak text. The research aimed to find out the characteristics of the text. The data were taken from a Balinese narrative book Satua-Satua Bali (Supatra, 2014) the method used for the research was qualitative, library research. The technique used for the research was by splitting the clauses employed in all texts. The clauses were split into arguments such as participant, process, and circumstance. The processes became the research concern. The processes were collected based on the types. Participants and circumstances were not analyzed. The theory used to analyze the data was the theory concerned with transitivity proposed by Halliday.


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How to Cite

Suardana, I. K., Sudipa, I. N., Sedeng, N., & Sutama, P. (2020). Process of Pan Balang Tamak text: a systemic functional linguistics perspective. International Journal of Social Sciences, 3(1), 47-54.