Language functions used by the caretakers of autistic children in “Miracle Run”

Degaf, Agwin (2014) Language functions used by the caretakers of autistic children in “Miracle Run”. ELTICS Journal, 1 (1). pp. 44-62. ISSN 2407-0742

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Abstract

This study investigates language functions used by the caretakers of autistic children in "Miracle Run". The objectives of the study are to find out the kinds and the effectiveness of language functions used by caretakers in the film. This study uses descriptive qualitative approach. It is categorized as discourse analysis because this study analyzes phenomena of talk in interaction. The data are collected from the utterances used by the caretakers; they are mother, doctor, teacher, and therapist when talk to the autistic children and those are analyzed by using M.A.K Halliday theory on language functions.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200403 Discourse and Pragmatics > 20040303 Pragmatics - Talk in Interaction
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Department of English Language and Letters
Depositing User: M.A Agwin Degaf
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2017 12:22

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