Unity of sentences charged with character education values in student essays

A syntactic study



  • Ida Bagus Putrayasa Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Bali, Indonesia
  • Dewa Putu Ramendra Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Bali, Indonesia


character education, essay, syntax, unity


This study aims to describe the unity of sentences charged with character education values contained in the essays of grade IV elementary school students in the province of Bali. This research was designed with qualitative descriptive. The subject of this study is the essay of grade IV elementary school students in the province of Bali, while the object is 1) the unity of sentences and 2) the values of character education in student essays. Data are collected by the method of recording documents and analyzed descriptively in quality. The results show that: 1) (a) the unity of sentences indicated by the presence of: (a) Subject (S) and Predicate (P): 1209 sentences are clearly categorized as unity of their ideas; (b) in the absence of S and P, only in the form of caption 33; (c) without S or containing only P: 31 sentences, and (d) without P or containing only S: 25 sentences. 2) The values of character education contained in the essays of grade IV elementary school students in Bali province include (a) religious, (b) honest, (c) hard work, (d) love to read, (e) care for the environment, (f) social care, and (g) responsibility. 


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Putrayasa, I. B., & Ramendra, D. P. (2022). Unity of sentences charged with character education values in student essays: A syntactic study. Linguistics and Culture Review, 6(1), 214-221. https://doi.org/10.21744/lingcure.v6n1.2194



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