An Anaylsis Of Warning Expression In The Film Entitled Nancy Drew (Socio-Pragmatics Approach)

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Sri Haryatun - C1306070 - Fak. Sastra dan Seni Rupa

This research was conducted to figure out the politeness strategies expressed by the characters in the film entitled Nancy Drew to employ warning. It is also conducted to know the reasons of the characters to employ warning in certain strategies. This research uses a Socio-Pragmatics approach with speech act as the field of study and the warning as the topic of analysis. This research is descriptive qualitative that applies total sampling. From the data there were 18 dialogues containing warning. 10 using Bald on Record, 3 using Positive Politeness, 3 using Negative Politeness, 2 using Off record strategy. The data were analyzed by using Brown and Levinson theory of Politeness, Tsui’s theory of warning and also Hymes theory of SPEAKING. The result of this research shows that there are four politeness strategies applied by the character in film Nancy Drew to employ the warning; they are Bald on record, Positive politeness, Negative politeness and off record. In this research, there are two factors encouraging the characters in the film Nancy Drew to employ the warning with certain strategies; they are context of situation in which the warning occurs and the relationship between the participants. The researcher expects that this research will give benefits to the readers especially the students of English Department who are interested in Socio-pragmatics Study particulary in studying warning dealing with politeness.