THE UNDERSTANDING OF UTTERANCE ABOUT ILLOCUTIONARY ACT IN REUNION IN DEATH NOVEL

NASIRI, (2013) THE UNDERSTANDING OF UTTERANCE ABOUT ILLOCUTIONARY ACT IN REUNION IN DEATH NOVEL. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

NASIRI : THE UNDERSTANDING OF UTTERANCE ABOUT ILLOCUTIONARY ACT IN REUNION IN DEATH NOVEL Utterances are identified or interpreted in context. It is an expression certain words. An expression that expressing intention is the theory of speech act. Illocutionary act is speech act that related to the meaning of utterance which is conveyed by speaker to the listener. In this research the writer understanding of utterance about illocutionary acts found in “Reunion in Death” novel. The aims of the research is to know what types and functions can be found in the novel and to know how does the listener translates the speaker’s idea in the dialog of the novel. In other word, the purposes of this research is deal with how to determine the real meaning of the utterances by classify all utterance into categories of illocutionary types and functions. This research uses descriptive qualitative method which used to analyze the data in this research. In this research, the researcher observes and uses a document that is one of techniques in data collection’s types. The researcher identfying and classifying the data through reading the novel. Then, the data are presented descriptively to describes types and function of illocutionary acts and explains data analysis used by using theory of J. R. Searle. In Reunion in Death novel the researcher found there are four types of illocutionary acts such as (1) assertive; she know something, (2) directive; can I ask you something about Stibbs’ case? , (3) commissive; I won’t let you down, (4) expressive; I’m sorry. I never even caught sight of her . This research found four functions of illocutionary acts such as competitive; for instance asking and ordering, convivial; thanking and excusing, conflictive; threatening, and collaborative; reporting, instructing and asserting. Then, the researcher found the real meaning of utterances that is found from the listener reactions to the speaker’s idea or speaker’s means and wants. Last but not least, the researcher suggested; (1) this research will give the benefits to the readers who are interested in this field to obtain deeper understanding in speech act: illocutionary acts analysis in the novel. (2) for teachers, it can be used as additional materials in teaching speech acts in general and illocutionary acts in particular (3) for the researcher herself give the deep knowledge about speech act espacially about illocutionary act. (4) the findings of this study will become useful reference for further researchers in doing the same kind of study. (5) hopefully, for the next researcher who interest to study about illocutionary act in the novel use another theory of illocutionary act so that different results might be found.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2017 08:22
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2017 02:08
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/1849

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