A STUDY ON POLITENESS IN THE USE OF THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE SECOND PERSON IN JULIUS CÆSAR DRAMA SCRIPT BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
AMEDA DIAN TODANI
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This thesis is discussing about the use of the representations of the second person in Julius Cæsar drama script by William Shakespeare in conjunction with the politeness. There are some representations of the second person (common related to the use of politeness) in Middle English period as it is shown in Julius Cæsar drama script. Julius Cæsar drama script itself was written in the year of 1599. It means that Julius Cæsar drama script is categorized into the Middle English period. Politeness is the act of doing or saying something in order to show regard and to respect others, in which it is straightforward. Politeness is universal. It means that politeness exists in every society. Politeness is also unique, because it is usually bound with the cultures and the norms in a certain society and sometimes can be more complicated. It is very interesting to learn about politeness in a certain community. Learning about politeness will help someone to avoid misunderstanding and trouble in a certain community, especially in the use of the representations of the second person. This thesis is using library research as the type of research. The type of data of this thesis is qualitative data. The data collection of this thesis are collected from the sources of the data that are related to the politeness level of the representation of the second person in Middle English Period. This study applies descriptive analysis as the data analysis method. At the end of this study, it is found that there are six words as the representations of the second person. They are: thou, thy/thine, thee, ye, you, and your. The use of those words definitely shows the politeness.