The illocutionary acts of the characters in wonder A novel by R.J. Palacio

International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture

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Title The illocutionary acts of the characters in wonder A novel by R.J. Palacio
 
Creator Wahyudiantari, Ni Wayan Prami
Budiarsa, Made
Yadnya, Ida Bagus Putra
Satyawati, Made Sri
 
Subject assertive illocutionary acts
complaining
refusing
suggesting
novel
 
Description This research discusses the use of illocutionary acts uttered by the characters in Wonder a novel by R.J. Palacio. It explores how the acts of illocutionary are conveyed by the characters in the whole novel. The purpose of this study is to find the type of illocutionary acts uttered by the main characters, the intended meaning of utterances, and the character’s purposes in using such assertive. This research applies the pragmatics theory about speech acts to analyze the use of illocutionary acts in conversations. This study is qualitative research and it uses document as the source of the data that is Wonder a novel by R.J. Palacio. The result of this study shows that there are four types of illocutionary uttered by the characters. The types of illocutionary acts are assertive, commissive, directive, and expressive. Those utterances have the intended meanings that are influenced by the context of the situation in every phenomenon.
 
Publisher Scientific and Literature Open Access Publishing
 
Date 2020-05-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://sloap.org/journals/index.php/ijllc/article/view/949
10.21744/ijllc.v6n3.949
 
Source International journal of linguistics, literature and culture; Vol. 6 No. 3: May 2020; 36-40
2455-8028
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://sloap.org/journals/index.php/ijllc/article/view/949/1489
 
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