Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature, and Local Culture Studies, BASA, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Directive Illocutionary Act in PUNK community at Lubuk Pakam

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296862,
        author={Roma Ayuni A. Loebis and Wan  Syaifuddin},
        title={Directive Illocutionary Act in PUNK community at  Lubuk Pakam},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature, and Local Culture Studies, BASA, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={BASA},
        year={2020},
        month={6},
        keywords={directive illocutionary act punk community speech act},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296862}
    }
    
  • Roma Ayuni A. Loebis
    Wan Syaifuddin
    Year: 2020
    Directive Illocutionary Act in PUNK community at Lubuk Pakam
    BASA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296862
Roma Ayuni A. Loebis1,*, Wan Syaifuddin2
  • 1: English Literature Department, Faculty of Cultural Science, University of Sumatera Utara
  • 2: Malay Studies Program, Faculty of Cultural Science, University of Sumatera Utara
*Contact email: roma@usu.ac.id

Abstract

Directive Illocutionary Act often which occur during informal conversation, such in conversation among family members or close friends. This act also occur among young people who claimed their selves as members of PUNK community in Lubuk Pakam, Deli Serdang, North Sumatera, Indonesia. They are gathered because they have same philosophy of life. Commonly, they are teen-agers who come from various part of Indonesia, such as Aceh, Sumatera, Java, Bali and other regencies. Directive Illocutionary act is chosen because this speech act are mostly used as strategic communication in their daily activities such as commanding, questioning, requesting and forbidding. The purpose of this analysis is to find out kinds of Directive Illocutionary act that mostly expressed among members of PUNK community. This analysis used Pragmatic theory with Speech Act approach and apply descriptive-qualitative method. The data are the utterances which were recorded from their daily conversation. The result showed that commanding (55 utterances) and questioning (50 utterances) are used more often than permitting (23 utterances), suggesting (20 utterances), forbidding (17 utterances), encouraging (11 utterances) and requesting (10 utterances).