Refusal Strategies Among Sundanese Students: An Analysis of Gender and Power Relation
- 10.2991/assehr.k.200406.032How to use a DOI?
- gender, power relation, refusal, Sundanese
This study aims to investigate the contribution of power relations to the realization of refusal strategies done by Sundanese male and female students. This study employs a descriptive qualitative approach. The data used in the present study were gathered from a Discourse Completion Test (DCT) that was distributed to 4 male and 4 female respondents. The data were analyzed by using Beebe, Takahashi, and Uliss-Welts’s (1990) classifications of refusal. The findings show that there is no substantial difference in terms of the strategies employed by both genders. It is also found that power relation influences the realization of refusal. This finding suggests that when the respondents refuse someone who is more powerful, they tend to prioritize the emotional feeling of the requester. Meanwhile, when the respondents refuse someone who is more powerless, they tend to prioritize things by using their logic
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TY - CONF AU - Rahmatillah Solihah AU - Ernie D.A. Imperiani PY - 2020 DA - 2020/04/09 TI - Refusal Strategies Among Sundanese Students: An Analysis of Gender and Power Relation BT - Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 160 EP - 164 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200406.032 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200406.032 ID - Solihah2020 ER -