A PRAGMATICS ANALYSIS ON PROMISE UTTERANCES IN THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF AL QUR’AN

Setyaningsih, Juita Siwi (2008) A PRAGMATICS ANALYSIS ON PROMISE UTTERANCES IN THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF AL QUR’AN. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta.

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Abstract

This research studies about promise utterances in the English translation of Al Quran. The objectives of the study are to describe the linguistics forms and the implicature of the promise utterances, especially in chapter An Nisaa’. The type of this research is descriptive qualitative research. In collecting the data, the writer uses observation and documentation method by selecting the promise utterances which can be found in chapter An Nisaa’. To achieve the objectives, the writer classifies the data based on sentence form and applies pragmatic context to describe the implicature. The result of data analysis shows that there is only one form of promise utterances, namely declarative with normal word order of subject and predicate. Meanwhile the implicatures of this study cover commanding (45%), informing (41%), explaining (9%) and suggesting (5%).

Item Type: Karya ilmiah (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: promise utterance, implicature, pragmatics
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Esti Handayani
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2009 08:04
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 23:14
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/2413

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