A Pragmatic Analysis of Expressive Speech Acts in the Movie "Pearl Harbor"

Nabila, Nabila (2017) A Pragmatic Analysis of Expressive Speech Acts in the Movie "Pearl Harbor". Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Nabila. K2210054. A Pragmatic Analysis of Expressive Speech Acts in the Movie “Pearl Harbor”. Thesis. English Department. Teacher Training and Education Faculty. Sebelas Maret University. The aim of this research are to identify expressive speech act found in the dialog of the “Pearl Harbor” and to analyze the pragmatic in expressive utterance used by the characters in the film by considering the context. In conducting the research, the researcher refers to the theory of speech acts by Searle. This research uses a descriptive qualitative method. The source of the data are expressive utterances found in the film “Pearl Harbor”. From the data sources, the researcher found 111 expressive utterances used by the characters. Then, the researcher analyze all of the utterances and divide it based on similar utterances. The result of this research are all of the kind of expressive speech act could be found in the film, for example : praise (25%), apology (24%), greet (21%), deplore (18 %), thank (12%). In the film “Pearl Harbor”, expressive utterance can be found in four kind of linguistic form, they are : ellipsis (40,5%), declarative (31,5%), interogative (14,4%), exclamatory (13,5%). Every single data has different function, such as : reject someone, asking for attention, expressing dislike, and giving appreciation. The contribution of this research to English education are the use of pragmatic of expressive utterances can be implemented inside and outside if classroom, and the pragmatic of expressive utterances can be used as teaching materials. Keywords : pragmatic, speech acts, expressive, descriptive, qualitative.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: Zahrotun Hanifah
    Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2017 16:42
    Last Modified: 22 Dec 2017 16:42
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/37838

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