THE POLITENESS LEVEL IN REQUEST IN THE SUBTITLE TRANSLATION OF THE MOVIE "ABRAHAM LINCOLN"

Wijaya, Ikha Adhi (2016) THE POLITENESS LEVEL IN REQUEST IN THE SUBTITLE TRANSLATION OF THE MOVIE "ABRAHAM LINCOLN". Masters thesis, Diponegoro University.

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Abstract

The study is intended to identify the request politeness level and its shift in the Indonesian translation of the movie “Abraham Lincoln”. A descriptive and qualitative approach was used. The data are the dialogues spoken by all of the characters containing requests and their Indonesian translation. The data were analyzed qualitatively by identification and classification of requests in English and their translation. The units of analysis are the utterances, categorized as requests and their Indonesian translation. To show the shifts the writer compared the English texts and the Indonesian translation, the result shows that there are nine categories of the request polite levels namely suggestion formulae, strong hints, mild hints, query prepatory, hedged performative, explicit performative, want statements, obligation, mood derivable. In addition, there are 79,05% (3.38%, suggestory formule, 5.40% mild hint, 16.89% strong hint, 2.36% query prepatory, 0.34% hedged perormative, 0,68 expicit performative, 7.09% want statement, 7.43% obligation, and 35.47% mood derivalbel) of the requests are neutrally translated, 15.20% (5.07% suggestory formulae, 5.07% strong hint, 2.70% mild hint, 0.34 hedged, 0.34 explicit, 1.68% others) requests shifted to less polite level and 5.75% (2.70% query prepatory, 1.02% oligation, 0.67% want satatement, 0.34% other) shifted to more polite level of requests. Key words: translation; requests; politeness level.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Advisor: Ahmad Sofwan Ph.D.
Uncontrolled Keywords:translation; requests; politeness level.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:50093
Deposited By:Mahasiswa Magister Linguistik
Deposited On:30 Sep 2016 10:58
Last Modified:12 Feb 2018 11:01

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