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A Study of the illocutionary acts in the political speech "I have a dream" by Martin Luther King jr.

Rianto, Marietta Belinda (2006) A Study of the illocutionary acts in the political speech "I have a dream" by Martin Luther King jr. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This research focuses on the application of the illocutionary acts in the speech text "I Have a Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr. The writer generated two problem statements; to find the types of illocutionary acts that exist in the speech text and to find the most frequent types. The theories used to proceed the research are the speech act, the illocutionary act, the production of speech, and the political speech theories. By using the descriptive method, the writer described the application of the types of illocutionary acts in each sentence in the speech. Therefore, the writer?s analysis resulted in the findings of all types of illocutionary act in the speech text and the representatives type as the most frequent type.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: illocutionary act, representatives, directives, commissives, expressives, declaratives, informative
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Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2011 16:52
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/13084

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