Expressive Acts in Euphoria Special Episode Part 1: Trouble Don’t Last Always

  • Hotman Nasution Putera Batam University, Batam, Indonesia
  • Ambalegin Ambalegin Putera Batam University, Batam, Indonesia

Abstract

The research identifies the type of expressive acts uttered by the characters in a special episode entitled Euphoria Part 1: Rue – Trouble Don’t Last Always and the research implements Norrick theory to analyze the data. Then, the research designs the activity in qualitative method which shapes how the report of the analysis would be descriptively. In collecting the data, the research appropriates Observational method and non-participation technique by Sudaryanto. On the other hand, in analyzing the data, the research appropriates Pragmatic Identity Method and Matching technique by Sudaryanto. The research found 26 utterances identified completely of the types of expressive acts; (2) apologizing, (1) thanking, (1) congratulating, (4) condoling, (5) deploring, (8) lamenting, (2) welcoming, (2) forgiving, and (1) boasting. Lamenting is the most frequent expressive act as the central story of the episode where the main character shared their sorrow and regret to their friend.

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Author Biographies

Hotman Nasution, Putera Batam University, Batam, Indonesia

Putera Batam University, Batam, Indonesia

Ambalegin Ambalegin, Putera Batam University, Batam, Indonesia

Putera Batam University, Batam, Indonesia

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Published
2022-06-14
How to Cite
NASUTION, Hotman; AMBALEGIN, Ambalegin. Expressive Acts in Euphoria Special Episode Part 1: Trouble Don’t Last Always. e-Journal of Linguistics, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, p. 213--226, june 2022. ISSN 2442-7586. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eol/article/view/87551>. Date accessed: 20 aug. 2022.
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