THE ILLOCUTIONARY ACTS IN THE MOVIE THE DEATH CURE: PRAGMATICS STUDY

  • Eka x Eka Nur Ariesta English Department, Widyatama University
  • Ervina Simatupang Universitas Widyatama

Abstract

Illocutionary act is part of speech acts which are something in order to do something as what the speaker intents. Based on Yule (1996: 48) stated that illusionary act is performed via the communicative force of utterance. Illocutionary act is a performance of act in saying something .Next, based on Vanderveken, Daniel (2009: 97) mentioned illocutionary acts of the meanings in the use and comprehension of language. The finding shows that the dialogue in the Death Cure movie contains each of illocutionary acts. They are representative illocutions, directives, illocutions, committees, expressives, and declarations. 2 types of strategies namely direct strategy, which has a literal meaning in the context and indirect strategy which has implicates in the context of speech, are used by speakers in uttering their speech. The data is taken from The Death Cure Movie. The method used in this thesis is the analytical descriptive- comparative method. It is used to get a clear and objective description of the Illocutionary in the movie.

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Published
Dec 31, 2019
How to Cite
EKA NUR ARIESTA, Eka x; SIMATUPANG, Ervina. THE ILLOCUTIONARY ACTS IN THE MOVIE THE DEATH CURE: PRAGMATICS STUDY. Journal Sampurasun : Interdisciplinary Studies for Cultural Heritage, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, p. 80 - 90, dec. 2019. ISSN 2460-5743. Available at: <https://journal.unpas.ac.id/index.php/sampurasun/article/view/1782>. Date accessed: 23 jan. 2021. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.23969/sampurasun.v5i2.1782.