The Translation of Pragmatic Aspects in Gayle Forman’s English Novel If I Stay

Rauf, Helvi (2018) The Translation of Pragmatic Aspects in Gayle Forman’s English Novel If I Stay. S2 thesis, UNY.

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This research is aimed to reveal: (1) the aspects of pragmatics in the novel, (2) the pragmatic shifts in the novel, and (3) the quality of translation by the accuracy of the translation measured by using the theory of Nababan in terms of the accurate, less accurate, and inaccurate based on the criteria given. The methodology of this research was qualitative descriptive. The data were taken from phrases indicated as the pragmatic aspects. The objects of the research were the English version of the novel If I Stay by Gayle Forman and the Bahasa Indonesia novel translation translated by Poppy D. Chusfani. The technique of collecting the data was content analysis which done by reading and recording the phrases that indicated pragmatic aspects and included them into the aspects of pragmatics. The research instrument was human instrument and the observation sheets. The aspects of pragmatics that mostly appear sequentially in the novel are presupposition, speech act, implicature and deixis. There are eighty-four utterances indicated as having pragmatic aspects. Forty utterances are presuppositions, twenty utterances are speech acts, eight utterances are implicatures, five utterances are deixes The pragmatic shifts appear in the novel translation: eleven utterances are indicated as the pragmatic shifts, mostly because of the inappropriate words chosen by the translator. In terms of the accuracy of the translation, it can be said that If I Stay novel translation is an accurate translation. Keywords: Pragmatics, Aspects, Pragmatic Shifts, Translation.

Item Type: Thesis (S2)
Subjects: Pasca Sarjana
Divisions: Sekolah Pascasarjana (SPS) > Program Pascasarjana > Linguistik Terapan
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2018 07:39
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2022 01:57

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