Conversational implicature in undisputed movie

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Ferdiansa, Johan Andika (2019) Conversational implicature in undisputed movie. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This research analyzed conversational implicature and the violation maxim in the movie entitled ‘Undisputed’ directed by Walter Hill. The researcher chose and analyzed this movie because the language style like the impoliteness is much used by the characters in that movie. The researcher used conversational Implicature theory by Grice in order to classify the conversational implicature types; generalized conversational and particularized conversational implicature. The researcher also used violation maxim as the supporting theory. The researcher used a descriptive qualitative method to answer the two problems in this research. The first problem is to analyze what is the conversational implicature types found in the ‘Undisputed’ movie. Second is to analyze the violation maxim that violated by the speakers when uttering the implicatures. The data of this research was from the utterance on the ‘Undisputed’ movie’s transcript which contained conversational implicature. As the result, the types of conversational implicature that found in this study were generalized conversational implicature and particularized conversational implicature. It was found 18 data of generalized conversational implicature and 3 data of particularized conversational implicature. This research also found four types of maxim which violated by the speakers. It was found 10 data of violation maxim of quantity, 8 data of violation maxim of manner, 2 data of violation maxim of relevant, and a datum of violation maxim of quality. In conclusion All of the implicatures and violated maxim that used by the characters in this movie generally are used to make the utterance to be impolite, some were used to soften the utterance and to insinuate the hearer.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Ferdiansa, Johan Andikajohanandika1922@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Fiksi
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conversational Implicature: Violation Maxim: Undisputed Movie
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Ferdiansa Johan Andika
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2019 04:50
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2019 04:50

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