Expressive acts used by the characters in the Fredrik Backman's "A Man Called Ove"

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Wati, Evi Indar (2018) Expressive acts used by the characters in the Fredrik Backman's "A Man Called Ove". Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This thesis investigates about Expressive act used by the characters in the novel entitled A Man Called Ove. The researcher discussed the type of expressive acts and the context of expressive acts. The aim of this study is to find the types of expressive act in the utterance and elaborate the context of the utterance. Under qualitative-descriptive method, the researcher identified the types of expressive acts and context by highlighting and coding the utterances of characters in the novel. The researcher was the main instrument to collect and analyze the data. Furthermore, the researcher uses a theory of Searle on analyzing the data. The analysis of expressive act is divided into two part of analysis; analysis the types of expressive acts and analysis of context. As the result of this study, the researcher found fifty two data of utterances which are showed that there are eight types of expressive acts. Blaming is the highest frequency used by the characters, then followed by accusing, apologizing, appreciation, cursing, greeting, praising, and thanking. So, it can be concluded that the most dominant types of expressive acts is blaming because the characters wants to find the others characters fault.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Wati, Evi IndarEviindarwati1@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: Expressive acts; context; A Man Called Ove
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: wati Evi indar
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2018 04:45
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018 04:49

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