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Figure of Speech in Directive Speech Act of Hypnotherapy: Pragma-Stylistics Analysis

Rhetorics, Forthcoming

12 Pages Posted: 24 Jun 2013 Last revised: 10 Jul 2013

Jatmika Nurhadi

Faculty of Humanities, Unpad

Nani Darmayanti

Padjadjaran University - Faculty of Humanities (UNPAD)

Nani Sunarni

Padjadjaran University - Faculty of Humanities (UNPAD)

Date Written: February 4, 2013

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Nurhadi, Jatmika and Darmayanti, Nani and Sunarni, Nani, Figure of Speech in Directive Speech Act of Hypnotherapy: Pragma-Stylistics Analysis (February 4, 2013). Rhetorics, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2281314 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2281314

Jatmika Nurhadi (Contact Author)

Faculty of Humanities, Unpad ( email )

Highway Bandung
Sumedang Km. 21 Jatinangor
Sumedang, West Java 45 363
Indonesia

Nani Darmayanti

Padjadjaran University - Faculty of Humanities (UNPAD) ( email )

Highway Bandung
Sumedang Km. 21 Jatinangor
Sumedang, West Java 45 363
Indonesia

Nani Sunarni

Padjadjaran University - Faculty of Humanities (UNPAD) ( email )

Highway Bandung
Sumedang Km. 21 Jatinangor
Sumedang, West Java 45 363
Indonesia

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