Pragmatic Aspects in Anne Hathaway’s Speech: A Speech Act Study

Mualimin, Mualimin (2021) Pragmatic Aspects in Anne Hathaway’s Speech: A Speech Act Study. In: ICISPE 2020, 9-10 October 2020, Semarang, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This research explores pragmatic aspects in Anne Hathaway’s speech addressed on the commemoration of International Mother’s Day in the UN forum in 2017. The data of this research are in the form of utterances used in the speech. The data are analyzed using speech act theory of language use which is covered in pragmatics. The results show that based on the theory of speech acts, Anne Hathaway uses four kinds of speech acts covering directives, assertive, expressive, and commissure. There is no declaration found in the speech. In delivering her speech, Hathaway uses an effective language covering both direct and indirect utterances.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: pragmatic aspects speech acts direct and indirect utterances
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 10 May 2021 09:57
Last Modified: 10 May 2021 09:57
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/3193

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