Figure of Speech in Directive Speech Act of Hypnotherapy: Pragma-Stylistics Analysis
12 Pages Posted: 24 Jun 2013 Last revised: 10 Jul 2013
Date Written: February 4, 2013
This research aimed to describe figure of speech in directive speech act of hypnotherapy. The description of this research is using pragma-stylistics analysis. Utilization of figure of speech in directive speech act of hypnotherapy realized in eight cases, namely (a) directive-antithesis, (b) directive-simile, (c) directive-parallelism, (d) directive-epizeuxis, (e) directive-climax, (f) directive-hyperbole, (g) directive-prolepsis, and (h) directive-rhetorical.
Keywords: pragma-stylistics, directive speech acts, figure of speech, hypnotherapy
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