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Spoof Text : Definition, Purposes, Generic Structures, Language Features

Spoof Text adalah text yang menceritakan kisah nyata yang terjadi di waktu lampau dengan ending yang tidak dapat diprediksi dan lucu. Bedanya dengan recount text adalah recount bertujuan menghibur pembaca sedangkan spoof text bertujuan untuk menceritakan rangkaian kejadian yang diakhiri dengan twist (hal yang lucu dan tak terduga)

Definition of Spoof Text
Spoof is a text which tells factual story, happened in the past time with unpredictable and funny ending. Its social function is to entertain and share the story.
Atau
Spoof is a type of story which have has twist (funny part in the end of the story). It contains an unpredictable event which makes the story funny.

Generic Structure of Spoof Text
# Orientation (introduction of the participant of the story, where it happen and when. By giving the orientation, reader will recognize the story)
# Events (tells about the chronological of the story. Several events are explored in chronological way which able to arrange the story read nicely.)
# Twist (an unpredictable plot in the end of the story which amuses the reader. Readers even did not predict before that it would be)

The Characteristics / Language Feature of Spoof Text:
– Focusing on individual participant
– Use of material process
– Use of circumstance of time and place
– Use of past tense
– Use of direct speech for the dialog
– Using action verb; ate, ran, etc
– Using adverb of time and place
– Told in chronological order

Contoh Spoof Text

Penguin in the Park

Orientation
Once a man was walking in a park when he come across a penguin.
(Suatu ketika ada seorang pria sedang berjalan di sebuah taman ketika dia melihat seekor pinguin melintas.)

Event
He took him to a policeman and said, “I have just found this penguin. What should I do?” The policeman replied, “take him to the zoo”.
(Dia membawanya ke seorang polisi dan berkata, “saya baru saja menemukan pinguin ini. Apa yang harus saya lakukan?” Polisi tersebut menjawab, “bawa ke kebun binatang”.)

The next day the policeman saw the same man in the same park and the man still carrying the penguin with him. The policeman was rather supriseed and walked up to the man and asked “why are you still carrying that penguin about? Didn’t you take it to the zoo?”
(Hari berikutnya polisi tersebut melihat pria yang sama di taman yang sama dan pria tersebut masih membawa pinguin bersamanya. Polisi tersebut terkejut dan menghampirinya serta bertanya “mengapa kamu masih membawa pinguin itu? Bukannya kamu membanya ke kebun binatang?”)

Twist
“I certainly did” replied the man.
(“Saya melakukannya” jawab pria tersebut.)

“And it was a great idea because he really enjoyed it, so today I am taking him to the moviest, and the next day I’ll take it to the beach. It’ll be so much fun” said the man.
(“Dan itu merupakan sebuah ide yang bagus karena pinguin tersebut menikmatinya, jadi hari ini saya akan membawanya ke bioskop, dan besok saya akan membawanya ke pantai. Itu kan sangat menyenangkan” kata pria tersebut.)

“Owh my God. You are so stupid. I asked you to take the penguin and give it to the zoo. I didn’t ask to take it to the zoo and had fun there with it.” policemen said.
(“Owh ya Tuhan. Kamu sangat bodoh. Saya suruh kamu untuk membawa pinguin tersebut dan memberikannya ke pihak kebun binatang. Saya tidak menyuruh untuk membawanya ke kebun binatang dan bersenang-senang di sana dengannya.” polisi tersebut berkata.)

Language Feature Analysis:
Focusing on certain certain participants; the man, penguin, policeman
Using action verb; carry, walk up
Using adverb of time and place; once, in the park
Told in chronological order; chronological order by days, the next day.

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