A study of process of explicature used by the characters in "Princess Diaries" movie

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Al Tariqah, Kalvanimas Fatimah Ulfa (2018) A study of process of explicature used by the characters in "Princess Diaries" movie. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This research is intended to find out the types of explicature processes and the characteristics of the explicature processes of Princess Diaries Movie. The present writer choses Princess Diaries movie because it is a teen movie with romantic genre with a little touch of comedy genre and the movie uses language that is easy to know the intended meaning. The data of the research is the transcript of Princess Diaries Movie. In collecting the data of this research, the writer conducted several steps such as looking for the transcript of the movie from the internet, reading the transcript while watching the movie and listening the dialogue carefully to make sure that the transcript and the dialogue are appropriate. After the previous step had been done, the writer underlined to the utterances from transcript which contain the types of explicature process and gave coded in the utterance for the types of explicature process. In analyzing the data, the writer also took several steps based on the statement of the problems. For the first problem, the writer determined the missing information and applied the appropriate explicature process to gain the complete information. For the second problem, the researcher found the characteristics of explicature process and applied the characteristics of explicature processes to the movie.The result of the research shows that five processes of explicature are found in the movie, namely (1) free enrichment, (2) saturation, (3) disambiguation, (4) reference resolution, and (5) ad hoc concept. Those five processes also have their own characteristics. The free enrichment has the characteristics as (1) focusing on lexical item, (2) providing concepptual constituent, and (3) specifying and narrowing the utterance’s meaning. For the disambiguation process, its characteristics are (1) involving more than two optional meanings, and (2) selecting maening based on context. For the saturation, its characteristic is (1) involving slot question. The reference resolution has the characteristic as (1) working based on the contextual value. For ad hoc concept, the characteristics are (1) working on a lexical item, (2) narrowing the meaning of a lexical item, and (3) working on a metaphor.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Al Tariqah, Kalvanimas Fatimah Ulfanimasvani28@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Adab
Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: Explicature, explicit, Princess Diaries Movie.
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Al Tariqah Kalvanimas Fatimah Ulfa
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2018 01:17
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018 01:17
URI: http://digilib.uinsa.ac.id/id/eprint/26246

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