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Speech styles used by gusti in the sitcom office boy

Tanuiman, Jessica Iskandar (2009) Speech styles used by gusti in the sitcom office boy. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

In this study, the writer investigated the speech styles used by Gusti, a character in the sitcom Office Boy. The writer investigated the types of speech styles used by Gusti when he talked to his interlocutors named Taka, Hendra, and Sayuti. The theory of speech styles proposed by Nababan (1991), the theory of social status proposed by Holmes (2001) and Brown and Attardo (2001), and the theory of lexical and grammatical characteristics for standard Indonesian proposed by Chaer (2006) were used as the main theories of this research. In this study, the writer used descriptive quantitative approach. The result of the analysis showed that Gusti used four speech styles, i.e. (1) gaya or ragam resmi (formal style) (39.13%), (2) gaya or ragam usaha (consultative style) (30.43%), (3) gaya or ragam santai (casual style) (26.09%), and (4) gaya or ragam akrab (intimate style) (4.35%) when he talked to Taka. He used three speech styles, i.e. (1) gaya or ragam usaha (consultative style) (43.48%), (2) gaya or ragam santai (casual style) (34.78%), and (3) gaya or ragam akrab (intimate style) (21.74%) when he talked to Hendra. Gusti used two speech styles, i.e. (1) gaya or ragam santai (casual style) (78.57%) and (2) gaya or ragam akrab (intimate style) (21.43%) when he talked to Sayuti.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: speech style, social status scale, sitcom
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2011 18:34
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/1587

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