An Analysis of Directive Speech Act in Four Brothers Movie

musfi, mubarik and Elfiondri, Elfiondri (2021) An Analysis of Directive Speech Act in Four Brothers Movie. Diploma thesis, Universitas Bung Hatta.

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This study analyses the directive speech acts in the Four Brothers movie. The purpose of this research is to find out the type of directive speech act and the form of directive speech act. The researcher took data from the movie entitled Four Brothers. This research is qualitative research using descriptive methods. The research data is taken from directive speech acts in conversations between characters in the movie. The instrument of this research is that researchers collect data, analyze, and present data on research findings and then draw conclusions from the results obtained. The result of research indicates one hundred and twelve data of directive speech acts. The analysis shows four types of directive speech acts uttered in movie. There are 52 data belong to command, 9 data belong to request, 42 data Four Brothers a belong to asking and 9 data belong to suggestion. The form of directive speech acts in Four Brothers movie are imperative, interrogative, and declarative. Those are imperative 60 data, they are 50 data imperative used in command, 4 in suggestion and 6 in requests. Interrogative 3 data used in request, 42 data used in asking. Then declarative 2 data used in command. Directive speech act in command was dominant and the characters often used imperative to get the hearer to do something action.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: SING FIB
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2021 06:46
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2021 06:46

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