An Analysis of Speech Acts on Headlines Medan Newspaper
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- speech acts, pragmatic function
This research entitled “An Analysis of Speech Acts on Headlines Medan Newspaper”. The object of this research focused on sentences containing speech acts on the headlines of Waspada Newspaper edited from May-July 2020. The purposes of this study were to determine the speech acts types and the pragmatic function of speech acts found on the headlines of the newspaper. The research model used was qualitative research. The results showed that the locution speech acts was found more than 1,520 (53%) on the headlines set on the Waspada newspaper edited from May-July 2020. The locution speech acts were mostly located because the speech acts stated something without having any purpose. The most common pragmatic function of the speech acts was a function representative with a total of 1,030 (36.4%). The function was broadly applied because newspapers were printed messages in order to convey information about the truth, therefore on the headline Waspada newspaper edited on May-July 2020, more truth was discovered. The specific goals achieved were to report the appropriate speech acts and the public readers can understand the message conveyed.
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TY - CONF AU - Desri Wiana AU - Ade Irma Khairani PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/10 TI - An Analysis of Speech Acts on Headlines Medan Newspaper BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Language, Literature, and Education (ICLLE 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 36 EP - 42 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201109.006 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201109.006 ID - Wiana2020 ER -