Politeness strategies of the English subtitles of request of train to Busan movie

Dzikriyah, Hikmatudz (2018) Politeness strategies of the English subtitles of request of train to Busan movie. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo.

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Language is important in conversation to other people. Through language, people could deliver their idea, information and opinion. Therefore, people must think about the ways and choice of words, which were used during conversation. This research was a pragmatic study, which was focused on politeness strategies of request proposed by Brown and Levinson’s theory in English subtitles Train to Busan movie. The objectives of this study were to analyze politeness strategies of request and to know the mostly used strategies in the English subtitles Train to Busan movie.This research was a descriptive qualitative. The key instrument of this study was data transcript including English subtitles of Train to Busanmovie was downloaded from youtube http//videoplayback.com. The collection of data was triangulation and showed in table form which consisted of turn-taking, speakers and the expressions. The results of this research showed two important points. Firstly, there were four politeness strategies proposed by Brown and Levinson’s theory, which were used to analyze English subtitles of Train to Busan movie. They were bald on-record, positive politeness, negative politeness, off-record and each of strategies had different percentage. Secondly, the most used strategy in this research was a positive politeness, which counted12.5%. The next position was Negative politeness, which counted 7.8%. Afterwards, the next position was bald on-record, which counted 6.0%. The lowest position was off-record, which counted 0%. All students especially English Department students were recommended to use this thesis as a reference on how to do request politely without threating other people.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
ContributionContributors (e.g. Thesis Advisor)Email
Thesis advisorRizal, DaviqUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kesopanan; Kalimat; Bahasa Inggris; Film
Subjects: 400 Language > 420 English and Old English > 428 Standard English usage
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Fitria Nuraini
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 10:03
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 10:03
URI: http://eprints.walisongo.ac.id/id/eprint/8418

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