AN ANALYSIS OF EXPRESSIVE SPEECH ACTS OF THE MAIN CHARACTER IN JOKER MOVIE

shevira selsibilla, Novitri S, Erni R

Abstract


This research was aimed to find out the types of expressive speech acts and the context of the expressive speech acts uttered by the main character in Joker movie. The design of the research was a descriptive qualitative research. The data source was Joker Movie directed by Todd Phillips The movie was released in 2019 and its duration was about 1 hour 55 minutes. The data of this research were utterances that included as expressive speech acts. The data were collected by watching, observing, and writing down the utterances indicated as expressive speech acts found in the movie. The data were analyzed by using formal and informal methods. The data were presented by using table (Formal method) and description (Informal method). The contexts of the utterances were analyzed by using SPEAKING model. The results of the analysis show that there are six classifications of expressive speech acts uttered by the main character in Joker Movie. The total number of expressive speech acts found in the movie was 27 utterances covering 7 utterances of greeting, 6 utterances of agreeing, 5 utterances of thanking, 4 utterances of apologizing, 3 utterances of wishing, and 2 utterances of exclamation. The researcher found out that the expressive speeech act of greeting is the most frequently used by the main character. It shows that the main character likes to express his salutation when he meets someone.


Keywords


analysis, expressive speech acts, joker movie



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.33578/pjr.v6i1.8549

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2022 JURNAL PAJAR (Pendidikan dan Pengajaran)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

JURNAL PAJAR (Pendidikan dan Pengajaran)

Secretariat
Program Studi Pendidikan Guru Sekolah Dasar
Gedung B1, FKIP Universitas Riau
Kampus Bina Widya Km. 12,5 Simpang Baru Panam
Pekanbaru Riau Indonesia 28293
e-mail : pajar@ejournal.unri.ac.id