Linguistic Devices in Portraying Ideology of Femininity toward Chommanard Book Prize

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Julaporn Kunawattananan
Rachan Nillawannapha


This article aimed to explore the linguistic devices in portraying ideology of femininity toward 8 pieces of work in Chommanard Book Prize from the years 2008–2021. The conceptual frameworks comprised linguistic devices, usage of words, phrases, and messages apparent in Chommanard Book Prize. The finding revealed 8 linguistic devices in analysis of texts from Chommanard Book Prize: word-used, simile, metaphor, presupposition, modality, hyperbole, rhetorical questions, and symbol. Such devices reflected the ideology of femininity hidden in the books towards the language used as a means of sentiments and ideology of femininity. Furthermore, the language showed the truth of social roles and spaces to create awareness of femininity matter as well as an acceptance of equality between men and women.

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Kunawattananan, J., & Nillawannapha, R. . (2023). Linguistic Devices in Portraying Ideology of Femininity toward Chommanard Book Prize . WIWITWANNASAN, 7(3), 99–114. Retrieved from
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