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AN ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS’ POLITENESS STRATEGY IN CHARLES DICKEN’S NOVEL “OLIVER TWIST”

Astuti, Duwi (2012) AN ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS’ POLITENESS STRATEGY IN CHARLES DICKEN’S NOVEL “OLIVER TWIST”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature gives pleasure to readers. It may become an interesting and advantageous subject because readers can obtain enjoyable and valuable informationwhich are related to their life. Novel is a long work of narrative prose fiction, because its length. By reading a novel, the reader will get many advantages such as messages, new experience and knowledge about human life. This study was conducted to analyze the main characters’ politeness strategy in Charles Dickens’ novel “Oliver Twist”. The analysis was focused on the main characters’ politeness strategy, The way how the politeness strategy is done by the main characters and the occasion of politeness strategy used by the main characters. This study used descriptive qualitative research design because the researcher describes and interpreted phenomena that existed in the novel without presenting number. The technique used in this research was library research. This study used objective approach because the researcher only studied the content of the novel and did not need study the author’s life. The object of this study was Charles Dickens’ novel “Oliver Twist”. The data were taken from quotations of paragraphs and dialogues that were presented in the novel. The results of this study showed that (1) there were four kinds of politeness strategy used by the main characters: Oliver Twist, Fagin and Nancy. They used positive politeness strategy, negative politeness strategy, bald on record strategy and off record strategy in several conditions in the story. (2) Then, there were two terms of politeness strategy that are used by the main characters: Oliver Twist, Fagin and Nancy. They used “face threatening and physical gesture” with bent of the body and wink the eyes to show their emotion. (3) The last, positive politeness strategy, negative politeness strategy, bald on record strategy and off record strategy are used by the main characters in the several occassion especially when they take a conversation with the other people, for example when Nancy came to the Oliver Twist’s house to apologize for her mistake.

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: 09 May 2016 07:36
Last Modified: 09 May 2016 07:36
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/29284

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