A comparative study between legislative and executive Indonesia official speeches: Based on their flouting and hedging maxims

Mochammad, Achmad (2007) A comparative study between legislative and executive Indonesia official speeches: Based on their flouting and hedging maxims. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim.

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Abstract

This research focused on the cooperative principle and its maxims toward the speeches of Indonesian executive and legislative officials which is delivered by Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Imron Cottan, Agung Laksono and Hidayat Nur Wahid.

Based on that principle, this research is conducted in discourse analysis on flouting and hedging maxims toward the speeches of Indonesian executive and legislative officials. to avoid the research out of the purpose, the researcher just uses the data of SBY’s speech which was delivered at The Indonesia Infrastructure Summit 2005 in Shang-ri La Hotel, Jakarta, 17 January 2005, the speech of the Indonesia ambassador for Australia, Imron Cotan at the 2005 Asian venture forum-Australia, Agung Laksono’s speech, which is delivered in ASEAN Inter Parliamentary Myanmar caucus meeting and the speech of the chairman of the People Consultative Assembly of Republic of Indonesia, Hidayat Nur Wahid, which is delivered in Indonesia: Towards A Better Consolidated Democratic State In South East Asia. After getting the data, the researcher analyzes it using comunicative principles which Grice purposed.

This study is classified as descriptive qualitative method, because the data use of the language result descriptive data, which contain the written word. Therefore, this study is included into descriptive qualitative one.

This research has obtained the results. In this research the researcher finds some data, base on Grecian theory between executive and legislative officials.

The executive and legislative officials often used metaphor in their speeches but the researcher finds the maxim hedged and flouted in metaphor, overstatement, tautology understatement, and rhetorical question in Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono speech. In the second speech by Imron Cotan, the researcher finds the maxims hedged and flouted in metaphor, overstatement, and understatement.

In the legislative speeches, the researcher finds the maxims hedged and flouted in metaphor and overstatement. In this case, the researcher finds the executive officials violated the maxims more often than the legislative did.

Moreover, it is expected that this research is useful for politicians, teachers, students, and any other profession who has intention to deliver their speech based on Grecian theory and to obey and use all of the maxims.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Salam, Nur
Keywords: Flouting and Hedging Maxims; Indonesia Official Speeches
Departement: Fakultas Humaniora > Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Dian Anesti
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2016 08:59
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2016 08:59
URI: http://etheses.uin-malang.ac.id/id/eprint/4636

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