Illocutionary act in the main character of maleficent movie

Handayanti, Sri Hati (2016) Illocutionary act in the main character of maleficent movie. Diploma thesis, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung.

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The analysis of the present study focuses on the illocutinary act used by the main character of Maleficent movie. Therefore, this research problem is formulated into two research questions : 1) what types of illocutionary acts are found in the main character of Maleficent movie, and 2) what are the context underlied illocutionary acts used by the main character in Maleficent movie. This research used descriptive qualitative method. By using qualitative data and descriptive method, the analysis of this research would be presented in descriptions. Furthermore, in the analysis, the researcher used the Searle’s theory on types of illocutionary act. The results of this research are: 1) all Maleficent’s utterances are included into illocutionary act with different type; 2) the most frequently used of illocutionary act’s type is representative (39 data), followed by directives (33 data), expressive (13 data), declarative (7 data) and commisive (3 data); 3) for each type of illocutionary act, there are some speech act verbs which used and indicate the type of illocutionary itself, which are: representatives (agreement making, asserting, assuring, believing, concluding, denying, describing, guessing, predicting, reminding, reporting, stating/giving statement, and telling), directives (asking, ordering/commanding, questioning, suggesting/giving suggestion), expressive (the expression of anger, dislike, disappointed, embarrassed, greeting, hatred, praising, regret, and surprised), declarative (cursing, revoking the curse, announcing, giving permission, and bewitching or throwing witchcraft), and commisives (commiting and rejecting); 4) in declarative and directive speech act, context in general which is served as the basis of Maleficent’s utterance are where Maleficent who considered as the most respected fairy in Moors for her power and authority of magic. Then, in representative ones, it relates to the information and facts she knows and something that she believes. Furthermore, in uttering expressive speech act, Maleficent was influenced by her anger toward Stefan and all she felt about him and the last, commissive speech act were based on Maleficent’s disappointed and hatred toward human, especially to the wicked King who wants to shatter Moors.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Uncontrolled Keywords: pragmatic; speech act; illocutionary act; type of illocutionary act; context; main character; movie;
Subjects: English
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Program Studi Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: rofita fita robi'in
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2020 09:14
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2020 09:14

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