Speech acts found in the novel “Snowing in Bali”

International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture

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Title Speech acts found in the novel “Snowing in Bali”
 
Creator Suardana, I Putu Eka
 
Subject drug
illocutionary
novel
speech acts
utterance
 
Description The novel Snowing in Bali is an international bestseller novel telling the story of Bali’s hidden drug world. Some utterances in the novel contain kinds of speech acts. The text of the novel is analyzed to find out the kinds of speech acts. The research aims to analyze speech acts and their kinds. Speech acts is a subfield of pragmatics studying how words are used not only to present information but also to carry out actions. There are three kinds of speech acts, for instance, elocutionary acts, illocutionary acts, and perlocutionary acts. A locutionary act can be defined as performing an act of saying something, an illocutionary act is viewed as an act in saying something, and a perlocutionary act is an act by saying something. A large number of those are found in the novel. This research is aimed to find out and analyze the elocutionary acts, the illocutionary acts, and the perlocutionary acts. The theory used is of Austin (1962), considering that people do not only use the language to assert things but also to do things.
 
Publisher Scientific and Literature Open Access Publishing
 
Date 2020-12-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://sloap.org/journals/index.php/ijllc/article/view/1106
10.21744/ijllc.v7n1.1106
 
Source International journal of linguistics, literature and culture; Vol. 7 No. 1: January 2021; 23-31
2455-8028
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://sloap.org/journals/index.php/ijllc/article/view/1106/1565
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 International journal of linguistics, literature and culture
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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