AN ANALYSIS OF POLITENESS STRATEGY IN SHORT COMEDY FILM BASED ON PATRIDGE’S THEORY
Keywords: Pragmatic, Politeness Strategy, Short Movie
AbstractIn communication, there is politeness strategy that occurs unconsciously. It is very important to investigate as it is used by people in their interactions and in specific contexts, knowing what to say, how to say, when to say and how to be with other people (Yule, 1996). This study is about politeness strategy used in short comedy film titled “The translator”. Thus, the aims are to identify and classify the politeness strategy used by the actor and actress in short film. The identification of politeness strategies in this study based on Patridge theory by using descriptive qualitative approach. Researcher found there are 32 politeness strategies such as 8 positive politeness strategies, 5 negative politeness strategies, 16 bald on record strategies, and 3 off record strategies. The dominant strategy is bald on record strategy.