An AN ANALYSIS OF REQUESTING SPEECH ACT OF MAIN CHARACTERS IN THE MALEFICENT:MISTRESS OF EVIL MOVIE BY DISNEY Speech Act

Published: Aug 4, 2022

Abstract:

Requesting speech acts are commonly used in everyday interactions. However, because of its nature to ask on others, it is very important that people choose the right strategy in making requests. This research is to describe strategies of the requesting speech acts that are used by main characters in the Maleficent:Mistress of Evil movie based on Trosborgs theory. This research used qualitative research that examines the use of the requesting speech in the movie. In this research result, the researcher found utterances of requesting speech act used by the main characters, in which there are 4 types and divided into 8 sub-types, namely, 5 Indirect Request; 7 Hearer-Oriented Conditions ( 3 Willingness/Ability, 4 Suggestory Formulae); 1 Speaker-Oriented Conditions, ( 0 Wishes, 1 Needs/Desires) and 24 Direct Requests (4 Obligation, 1 Performative, 19 Imperative ). So it can be concluded that in the main characters' request utterances, almost all requesting speech act strategy was found in which there were 38 total data.
Keywords: Requesting Speech act, Movie, Main Characters.

Keywords:
1. Requesting Speech act, Movie, Main Characters.
Authors:
1 . Ocky Nindyas Ocky
2 . Nur Isnainiyah Nur
3 . Dewi Sartipa Sartipa
How to Cite
Ocky, O. N., Nur, N. I., & Sartipa, D. S. (2022). An AN ANALYSIS OF REQUESTING SPEECH ACT OF MAIN CHARACTERS IN THE MALEFICENT:MISTRESS OF EVIL MOVIE BY DISNEY: Speech Act. Griya Cendikia, 7(2), 545–559. https://doi.org/10.47637/griya-cendikia.v7i2.317
Author Biographies

Nur Isnainiyah Nur, Universitas Muhammadiyah Kotabumi

Dosen Universitas Muhammadiyah Kotabumi

Dewi Sartipa Sartipa, Universitas Muhammadiyah Kotabumi

Dosen Universitas Muhammadiyah Kotabumi