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AN ANALYSIS OF BERTIE’S EXPRESSIVE SPEECH ACT IN TOM HOOPER’S FILM “THE KING’S SPEECH”

WAHYUNINGTYAS, DWI (2014) AN ANALYSIS OF BERTIE’S EXPRESSIVE SPEECH ACT IN TOM HOOPER’S FILM “THE KING’S SPEECH”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

In speaking, someone often performs something while saying, that what is called speech act. Expressive speech act is part of speech act. In daily life, speech act is often met in many aspects; one of them is in film, such as The King’s Speech film directed by Tom Hooper, in which in this research, it will be analyzed its expressive speech act uttered by its main character, Bertie. The purposes of this study was to (1) describe Bertie’s expressive speech acts, (2) identify the types of Bertie’s expressive speech act, and (3) know the most dominant type of Bertie’s expressive speech act in Tom Hooper’s film, The King’s Speech. This study was descriptive qualitative research because it presented data in the form of Bertie’s expressive speech acts in Tom Hooper’s film, The King’s Speech, deeply. Besides, this study was focused on a specific phenomenon without manipulating it, in total picture, small scope, and then it results in the depth of understanding of Bertie’s expressive speech act in Tom Hooper’s film, The King’s Speech. Also, the researcher applied objective approach in this research, as the researcher focused only on the study about expressive speech act without being influenced by the writer’s/author’s background. Meanwhile, the writer doesn’t include his experience or emotion; instead it presents an independent literary work, although the object of this study came from a film inspired from a true story, The King’s Speech. As the result of the research, it was found: 1) several expressive speech acts. For example: “Thank you”, “Only my family uses that”, “I’m not here to discuss personal matters”, “Thank you, Doctor” etc., with total twenty expressive speech acts, 2) expressives for attitude, expressives for thanking, expressives for apologizing, expressives for wishing, and expressives for congratulating as the types of expressive speech act, with total five types of expressive speech act, and 3) expressives for attitude as the most dominant type of expressive speech act (ten expressive speech acts) uttered by Bertie in Tom Hooper’s film, The King’s Speech.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2016 06:56
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2016 06:56
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/27673

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