The Use of Directive Speech Acts in The Hunger Games Movie

Muhammad Haikal, 140203180 (2021) The Use of Directive Speech Acts in The Hunger Games Movie. Skripsi thesis, UIN Ar-raniry.

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This research discusses one of the basic elements in pragmatics.Pragmatics is one of linguistics studies that are quite attractive to learn more about. There are some aspects of pragmatics, one of which is dealing with speech acts.Speech acts consist of five categories; one of them is Directive speech act. This study aims to identify kinds of directive speech act containedin The Hunger Games movie, and also to find out which types of directive speech act are most dominantly used in the movie. This study used mixed method in analyzing the data. The data collection is done by reading the script,watching the movie for analyzing the body movement, gesture, and the dialogues of each character, and by using the calculation of the percentage of the number that can show the dominant type.The result of analysis showed that there were six kinds of directive speech acts found in the movie which are; Requestive, Question, Requirement, Permissive, Prohibitive, and Advisories. These kinds of directive are also divided into some sub-categories according to their respective types. The findings of this study also showed that Question is the most dominant type of directive used in the movie which is a total number of 133 utterances and 34% as percentage.This study is expected to give some useful insights in understanding what directive speech acts are, and to enrich knowledge about the types contained in the directive speech act.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: 400 Languages (Bahasa)
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Muhammad Haikal
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2021 03:57
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2021 03:57

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