SEMANTICS ANALYSIS ON SPEECH ACT USED IN BEMO (KUPANG’S PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION)

Beeh, Norci (2017) SEMANTICS ANALYSIS ON SPEECH ACT USED IN BEMO (KUPANG’S PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION). In: "International Seminar “Language Maintenance and Shift” VII ISSN: 2540-8755, July 19 - 20, 2017, Hotel NEO Semarang.

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Abstract

This study presents a semantics analysis on speech act used in bemo (Kupang’s public transportation). The aim of this study are to find out the types and functions of speech act used in bemo. To obtain the data, the writer did observation and took picture to find the speech act used in Kupang’s public transportation. Then the data are analyzed using descriptive qualitative analysis. The result showed that there are three types and six functions of speech act used in bemo. The types of speech act are locutionary act, illocutionary act and perlocutionary act. The example of expression is: santai tapi enak (relax but pleasant). The locutionary act of this expression is used to tell somebody’s feeling in his or her life. The illocutionary act is this expression is used to ask people to enjoy their life. The perlocutionary act of this expression is used to ask people to agree with this expression and enjoy their life too. There are six functions of speech act used in Kupang’s public transportation (bemo), they are representatives, declaratives, commisives, directives, expressives and rogatives functions. One example for the function of speech act used in bemo is nona b cinta lu kuat – kuat (Girl I love you so much). This expression is functioned as a representative speech act because it is used to represent the fact of a man’s feeling to his girlfriend and it is showed the true feeling of a man. Another example is Mantan pacar di larang numpang (Ex girlfriend is prohibited to get into the bemo). The expression is directive because it’s functioned as a warning. The example of commissives is berani komen jantung stop (Dare to comment, heart stop beating). This speech act is used to make a threat against somebody. Based on the result, the writer concluded that there are three types and six functions of speech act used in Bemo (Kupang’s public transportation).

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:57444
Deposited By:Mr Wahyu Setia Budi
Deposited On:17 Oct 2017 15:11
Last Modified:09 Feb 2018 10:39

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