Illocutionary acts expressed on Gary Webb in “Kill The Messenger” movie

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Farid, Ahmad (2018) Illocutionary acts expressed on Gary Webb in “Kill The Messenger” movie. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

The illocutionary act is a kind of language used by speaker to the listener to do something. In daily activities, illocutionary acts are often encountered in people's conversation. This study aims to analyze various types and functions of illocutionary acts on the character of Gary Webb in Kill The Messenger Movie directed by Michael Bederman (2014). In this study, the researcher uses qualitative descriptive method to find the results of research. The researcher begins by analyzing the research subject by recording the transcript of Gary Webb's conversation, coding, then classifying the speech by type and type of illocution. In this study, the researcher finds 147 data from the data that is uttered by Gary Webb. Moreover, the results obtained from the research show that the types of illocution that often appear in Gary Webb's speech, there are; assertive 66%, directive 17%, expressive 12%, commissive 5%, and declarative 0%. Meanwhile, among the types assertive ranked first, about 32 data or 66%. On the other hand, the researcher also finds the functions of illocutionary acts namely; competitive 26 data, convivial 10 data, collaborative 92 data, and conflictive 19 data. Collaborative becomes the most frequently spoken function of Gary Webb. Moreover, the researcher hopes in the next research to be more focused and deep. The researcher suggests that the subject of the research is investigated more broadly, such as researching the speech of a person based on type and personality. Then, it becomes important for the next researcher to understand illocutionary act more deeply, because, in this study, the researcher finds a mismatch in the results of Leech's theory (1983- 106), namely the tendency of the type and function of illocutionary acts.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators:
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Farid, Ahmadmas.farid23@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Linguistik
Keywords: Tindak Tutur; Ilokusi; Gary Webb; Kill the Messenger Movie
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Farid Ahmad
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2018 04:31
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2018 04:31
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/27446

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