Speech Acts in Michelle Obama's Speech Reflecting her Appraisal Towards Donald Trump

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Nurlila, Wihayuning (2019) Speech Acts in Michelle Obama's Speech Reflecting her Appraisal Towards Donald Trump. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

This research conducted to know (1) the types of speech acts that Michelle Obama used, and (2) the kinds of speech acts Michelle Obama mostly used. This research used qualitative data analysis and conducted in descriptive-narrative when imply the data and put in the table afterwards. The writer had the role of planning, collecting, reporting and analyzing the research findings. The steps of collecting the data were the writer downloading the script and the video of the speech in the internet and then double checked it by watching the video and read along with the speech transcript, analyze the pragmatics value, searching the most used acts from the data, and drawing conclusion. The writer found 76 speech acts from 44 paragraphs of Michelle Obama speech transcript. In calculating the illocutionary acts, there are 34 assertive, 18 expressive, 16 directive and, 11 commissive speech acts. And thus the writer concludes that the most used speech acts by Michelle Obama in her speech at New Hampshire is assertive speech acts.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators:
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Nurlila, Wihayuningwunla.0894@gmail.comA03212072
Contributors:
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Thesis advisorKurjum, MohammadUNSPECIFIED196909251994031002
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Linguistik
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Nurlila Wihayuning
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2019 04:37
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2019 04:37
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/35487

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