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AN ANALYSIS OF POLITENESS STRATEGIES USED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN THE KARATE KID MOVIE BY HARALD ZWART

Wahyuni, Nur and Dr. Dwijani Ratnadewi, M.Pd and Armeria Wijaya, S.S, M.Pd (2014) AN ANALYSIS OF POLITENESS STRATEGIES USED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN THE KARATE KID MOVIE BY HARALD ZWART. Other thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surabaya.

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              Abstract

              This research has purpose to find out the kinds of politeness strategies which are used by the main characters, and describe how and why the politeness strategies are used by the main characters in The Karate Kid movie. Based on the levels of speech acts, the researcher chooses to analyze the illocutionary which has tendency to politeness strategies in The Karate Kid movie. This research is qualitative research. The data are in the form of utterances. There are many politeness strategies which are used by the main characters. In the bald on record strategy, there are three utterances found. Then, there are twelve utterances that include positive politeness strategy, while there is one utterance that includes negative politeness strategy, and there is one utterance contains off record strategy. It can be concluded that the main characters often use positive politeness strategies in their conversation. The result of this study can be concluded that the politeness strategies are important to be used in life. It means that it can be used to avoid and minimize the Face Threatening Acts which a speaker makes. Besides, it can be used to avoid misunderstanding in the conversation of daily life. Key words: Illocutionary act, Politeness strategies.

              Item Type: Thesis (Other)
              Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
              Divisions: 06. Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
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              Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2017 11:57
              Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 11:57
              URI: http://repository.um-surabaya.ac.id/id/eprint/371

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