A TRANSLATION OF IT-PRONOMINAL REFERENCE COHESION DEVICE IN TEXTBOOK “CIVIC CULTURE” INTO “BUDAYA POLITIK”
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Cohesion is the most useful constituent of discourse analysis or text-linguistics applicable to translation because the relationship between clauses in a text or discourse must be cohesive in which one element in the text or discourse must be interpreted depending on the other elements. This research aims at identifying, analyzing, and describing the translation accuracy of the ‘it’-pronominal-reference cohesion device as a subject and object in the textbook “Civic Culture” and its translation “Budaya Politik.” This research used a descriptive-qualitative method. The data sources comprised of the documents and informants and the data were the paragraphs containing the ‘it’-pronominal reference as a subject and/or object in the textbook “Civic Culture” and its translation “Budaya Politik.” The data were gathered through the content analysis and indepth interview, and they were analyzed the interactive model. In general, the finding of this research shows that out of 39 translation data of the pronominal-reference cohesion device, 19 data or 56.84 percent can be categorized as accurate and 15 data or 63.16 percent as inaccurate. In particular and detail, the findings of this research show that (1) out of 19 translation data of the ‘it’- pronominal-reference cohesion device as a subject, 7 data or 36.84 percent can be categorized as accurate and 12 data or 63.16 percent inaccurate. (2) Out of 15 translation data of the ‘it’-pronominalreference cohesion device as an object, 12 data or 80 percent can be categorized as accurate and 3 data or 20 percent as inaccurate.