THE USE OF REQUEST EXPRESSIONS IN THE FILM ENTITLED “PRINCESS DIARIES” (A Socio-pragmatics Approach)

Sulasi, Sri (2009) THE USE OF REQUEST EXPRESSIONS IN THE FILM ENTITLED “PRINCESS DIARIES” (A Socio-pragmatics Approach). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    The aims of this research are to describe the types of request expressions used by the characters of the film entitled “Princess Diaries”, to describe the factors influencing the use of each type of request applied by the characters of the film entitled “Princess Diaries”, and to describe the responses of the requestee in the film entitled “Princess Diaries” to the request. This research uses the socio-pragmatics approach with speech acts as the scope of the analysis. It is a descriptive qualitative research. The research employs total sampling technique. All the dialogues containing speech act of request in the film entitled “Princess Diaries are taken as the data. In classifying the types of request expressions, the researcher uses Tsui’s classification of request. Tsui (1994) classifies the types of request into five types namely request for action, request for permission, offer, invitation, and proposal. The result of the research shows that there are five types of request expression employed by the characters in the film entitled “Princess Diaries” namely: request for action, request for permission, offer, invitation, and proposal. The factors influencing the use of request expression are social status; situation including time, place and feeling; and the relationship between the participants. The responses toward the request are verbal, non-verbal responses, and no acknowledgement. The verbal responses include direct answer and question. The non-verbal responses include action and expression. Meanwhile, some requestees don’t give any response toward the request. This term is called No acknowledgement.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa
    Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa > Sastra Inggris
    Depositing User: Ardhi Permana Lukas
    Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2013 19:42
    Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 19:42
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/8575

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