Impoliteness Strategies and Impolite Responses to Swearing Utterances at Javanese Slapstick Shows

Rudi Agus Hartanto, Djatmika Djatmika, F.X. Sawardi


This study aims to describe the impoliteness strategies and impolite responses to swearing utterances in the Javanese Cak Percil CS slapstick shows. This type of research is descriptive qualitative research. The research approach used is pragmatic. The data in this study were divided into primary and secondary. Preliminary data is swearing utterances that accommodate the impoliteness strategies and impolite responses, while secondary data is information about speech through context and felicity conditions. The data obtained in this study is the listening method with recording techniques. This study found that impoliteness strategies included bald on records, positive impoliteness, and negative impoliteness. For response found offensive-countering, defensive-countering, accept the face attack, and do not respond.


Slapstick Shows; Swearing Utterances; Impoliteness Strategies; And Impolite Responses

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