Flouting conversational maxim by English Department students at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya

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Putri, Arfiani Eka (2022) Flouting conversational maxim by English Department students at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

This research focuses on analyzing the flouting maxims by the students of the English Department at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya. In this research, the researcher employed Gricean cooperative principle (1989). There are two research questions: (1) What are the maxims flouted by the English Department students of UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya, and (2) What are the reasons for flouting maxim by the English Department students of UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya? The researcher used a descriptive qualitative approach in analyzing data. The data of this research were the student‘s utterances in speaking class. The subjects of this research were 112 English Department students at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya in the 2020-2021 academic year. A total of 112 subjects who comes from different cities and backgrounds is participating in the research. Two instruments were used in this research. The first instrument was the observation, and the second instrument was the focused-group discussion using a teleconference application. The researcher collected the data by recording the online learning activity using a laptop. After getting the data, the researcher transcribed the conversation between students and the lecturer during the online learning process. Then, the researcher carried out the data analysis process. At the end of the analysis, the researcher concluded based on the maxim's flouting types and the reason for students‘ flouting the maxim. The result of this research showed 28 data containing all types of flouting maxims. Flouting the maxim of quantity is the most frequently used by students, with a percentage of 71% or 20 utterances. Then, the second is flouting the maxim of relation with 14% or 4 utterances, and the third is flouting the maxim of quality with 11% or 3 utterances. The most infrequently used is flouting the maxim of manner with a percentage of 4% or only 1 utterance. Focus group discussion is used to explore the reasons for the students‘ flouting the maxims in-depth. Based on the focused-group discussion result, the researcher found 7 reasons used by English Department students. Those reasons are; giving the floor to others, giving detailed information, lack of interest in the conversation, lack of adequate knowledge, lack of understanding of instruction, avoidance, and being fun. The researcher concluded that lack of interest in the conversation, lack of adequate knowledge, and avoidance are the main reasons students flouting maxims.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators:
CreatorsEmailNIM
Putri, Arfiani Ekaarfianiekap30@gmail.comA03217006
Contributors:
ContributionNameEmailNIDN
Thesis advisorSuhandoko, Suhandokosuhandoko@uinsa.ac.id2028058902
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Linguistik
Keywords: Cooperative principle; flouting maxims; English Department students; prinsip kerjasama; pelanggaran maksim;mahasiswa sastra inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Arfiani Eka Putri
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2022 04:48
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2022 04:48
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/52648

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