AN ANALYSIS OF OPENING DISCOURSE USED IN SCHOOL OF ROCK FILM

Zakiyya Sulma Hamida

Abstract


This research is a descriptive qualitative research which analyses opening discourses used in School of Rock film. The objective of this study is to identify opening discourses used in School of Rock film. The object of this study was opening discourse used in School of Rock film. Source of the data used in this study was document in the form of script toward the film. The researcher used a qualitative type of research to conduct this study and the researcher herself as the key instrument. The researcher used descriptive qualitative research to explain each opening. The result of this study was opening discourse that appears in the script are 52 openings which contain terms of address, self-identification, summon, greeting, inform statement, opine statement. identification question, polarity question, confirmation statement, action request, permission request, offering and inviting, thanking, apologizing, acknowledge reply, agree reply, object reply, comply answer, imply answer, supply answer, evade answer, disclaim answer, accepting request, declining request, accepting offering and inviting, evading offering and inviting, responding to thanking, and responding to apologizing. From that kind of opening discourse, the highest frequency that could be found is summon.Key words: opening discourse, film, school of rock

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