AN ANALYSIS OF REQUEST EXPRESSIONS EMPLOYED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN “THE AVENGERS” MOVIE

RUSTANTO, HERNANDA (2017) AN ANALYSIS OF REQUEST EXPRESSIONS EMPLOYED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN “THE AVENGERS” MOVIE. Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    ABSTRACT Hernanda Rustanto. 2016. An Analysis of Request Expressions Employed by The Main Characters in “The Avengers” Movie (Pragmatics Approach). Thesis: English Department of Faculty of Cultural Sciences. Sebelas Maret University. This research was conducted to analyse Request Expressions Employed by The Main Characters in “The Avengers” Movie. The objectives of this research are to find the types of speech act request and to what extent the main characters employ speech act request using politeness strategy in “The Avengers” movie. This research belongs to descriptive qualitative method. It uses purposive sampling or criterion-based sampling technique. The data of this research were taken from the conversations of the movie. The data are clauses or sentences containing speech act request. Based on the data analysis, the results can be concluded as follows; there are 3 categories of speech act request, those are Category 4 Directive (75.61%), Category 3 Speakers-Based Condition category (17.07%) and Category 2 Hearer-Oriented Condition (7.32%). Second, there are 2 kinds of politeness used in employing speech act request. They are Bald-on record politeness strategy (this strategy is used because the speaker and the hearer have a close relationship, equal status or equal power or in urgent situation), and Positive politeness strategy (this strategy is used by the speaker to get closer to the hearer, to avoid the disagreement, the social distance between the participants is not close enough. Besides, it is used to minimize the imposition his/her request)

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa
    Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa > D3 - Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: faizah sarah yasarah
    Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2017 10:24
    Last Modified: 13 Apr 2017 10:24
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/33480

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