A PRAGMATIC STUDY ON INDIRECT DIRECTIVE SPEECH ACTS IN MOVIE MANUSCRIPT

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The objectives of this research are: (1) to find out the linguistic forms of indirectdirective utterances employed by the characters of the film entitled “The Fellowship of the Ring”(2) to describe the context of situation in which each form of indirect directive utterances isemployed by the characters of the film. This research uses a descriptive qualitative method. Theresearch data were collecting by using observation. The data were analyzed by using aninteractive model. The results of this research are that (1) the indirect directive speech actsuttered by the characters of the film are in the forms of single words, phrases, sentences andsequence of sentences; (2) the functions implied which are expressed by the characters in thefilm are: requesting, commanding, recommending, questioning, and prohibiting; (3) the classesof directive speech acts expressed by the characters of the film are requestives, requirements,questions, and prohibitives.Keywords: pragmatic, indirect speech act, directive speec

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oai:ojs.jurnal.fkip.uns.ac.id:article/2906Last time updated on 4/10/2020

This paper was published in English Education.

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