Imam Ghozali
University of Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa Yogyakarta

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AN ANALYSIS OF POLITENESS STRATEGIES USED BY CLAIRE PETERSON IN THE BOY NEXT DOOR MOVIE Supriyanta Supriyanta; Imam Ghozali
JELLT (Journal of English Language and Language Teaching) Vol 1 No 1 (2017)
Publisher : Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa

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In social interaction, people need to be aware of others’ faces to consider their feelings or maintain the relationship. In order to save a person’s face, people are supposed to use politeness strategies. The objective of the paper is to describe the types and functions of politeness strategies used by Claire Peterson in The Boy Next Door movie. This research belongs to discourse analysis and uses the theory of politeness strategies proposed by Brown and Levinson. The data is movie script of The Boy Next Door movie which is in the form of words and utterances. Based on the analysis, there are 37 utterances containing politeness strategies used by Claire Peterson. In detail, she uses the strategy of bald on record seven times or 18.9%, positive politeness 20 times or 54%, negative politeness 9 times or 24.4%, and off record once or 2.7%. The most frequent politeness strategy used by Claire Peterson is “offer and promise” which belongs to positive politeness strategy. This strategy is used 7 times or 18.9%. In general, she uses politeness strategies to maintain and build good relationship with the others in her daily life.
VIOLATIONS OF MAXIMS ANALYSIS OF COOPERATIVE PRINCIPLE IN MALEFICENT MOVIE Maria Anggryani Eno Toda; Imam Ghozali
JELLT (Journal of English Language and Language Teaching) Vol 1 No 1 (2017)
Publisher : Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa

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The objectives of this research are (1) to describe patterns of maxims violation made by the characters, and (2) to find out reasons why the characters violate the maxims in ‘’Maleficent” movie. This research belongs to a discourse study. The data for this study are 25 dialogues uttered by the characters and uses Grice’s theory of cooperative principle and its maxims to describe the utterances and patterns of the violation of the maxims. The researchers also use Goffman’s theory, Christoffersen’ theory and Khosravizadeh and Sadehvandi’s idea to analyze the reasons why the characters violate the maxims. The findings show that there are two patterns of maxims violations namely violation one maxim and more than one maxims. In addition, there are seven reasons used by the characters to violate the maxims. The most frequent reason is hiding the truth (20 times), followed by saving face (15), avoiding discussion (5 times), expressing feelings (4 times), pleasing the hearer (3 times), avoiding punishment (2), and the last is building someone’s belief (1 time).