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Submitted in a Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for an Undergraduate Degree (SS) in English Language and Literature

ANGELINA, - (2016) Submitted in a Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for an Undergraduate Degree (SS) in English Language and Literature. Undergraduate thesis, UNIVERSITY OF STIKUBANK SEMARANG.

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ABSTRACT Angelina. 2016. A Study of Illocutionary Acts Found in Scene 1 of Nina Jacobson’s Movie ‘The Hunger Games’. The final project is required as fulfillment of the requirements for a Degree Award of Sarjana Sastra in English Language and Literature, Supervised by Agnes Widyaningrum, S.E, S.Pd, M.Pd, FBIB UNISBANK Semarang. This research paper is entitled A study of Illocutionary Acts found in scene 1 of Nina Jacobson’s movie ‘The Hunger Games’. The study presented here was conducted to identify the meaning and function of utterances by using Searl‟s theory. The data of the study constituted the entire conversations among the main characters in scene 1 of the movie called The Hunger Games. The analysis is based on pragmatics that is to discuss illocutionary acts. The findings revealed that utterances could be classified functionally within a framework called Searl`s five major functional classifications (1976). There are 102 utterances namely: 61 representative: 61 statements (59.8%); 36 directive: 2 offers (2%), 17 questions (16.6%), 16 orders (15.6%), 1 request (1%); 2 commissive: 2 promises (2%); 3 expressive: 2 gratitude or thanks (2%), 1 apologize (1%). The illocutionary act which is mostly performed is statement (59.8%). It means that the speaker wants to state something to the listener. Then, the types of speech functions are performed in 102 utterances namely: 17 questions (16.6%), 61 statements (59.8%), 2 offers (2%),16 orders (16%), 1 request (1%), 2 promises (2%), 2 gratitude or thanks (2%), 1 apologize (1%). It is seen that statement utterances (59.8 %) are mostly performed. It means the speaker wants to give information by stating something to the listener.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: SKR.III.05.01.0554
Uncontrolled Keywords: Speech act, Illocutionary act, Speech Function.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Faculty / Institution: Fakultas Bahasa dan Ilmu Budaya
Depositing User: Hary Iskandar
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2016 09:10
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2016 09:10
URI: https://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/3290

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