THE NARRRATIVE PATTERN OF TWO SENTENCES HORROR STORIES IN A SEMANTIC PERSPECTIVE
This study aims to find the type of semantic meaning that shows terror and the narrative pattern that forms a horror story in a two-sentence horror story. The stories taken from the thought catalog website, and the @horrorphiles Instagram account, and Extremely Short Horror Stories (Two Sentence Horror Stories) on wattpad. This study used Geoffrey Leech and Charles Derry. By using qualitative descriptive research methods, data collection taken qualitatively by documentation and analysis results are presented descriptively. It can be seen from the research’s results that the sentences used in these two-sentence horror stories more often conveyed the message in a straightforward manner so that the story is easy to understand. These stories usually contain a plot twist or surprise ending where the first sentence acts as an introduction or opening to the story. Whereas, the second sentence acts as an unexpected peak or ending.