E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Environmental Policy, Planning and Education|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
Impoliteness Strategies of Whatsapp Group Speech Community related to Local Government Policy in Handling Covid-19 Virus
English Literature Undergraduate Study Program, Linguistics Department, Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro, University, Semarang, Indonesia
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When some speakers purposively use Politeness Strategy to avoid attacking hearers’s by creating FTA, some other intentionally apply Impoliteness Strategy to insult hearers causing FTA. An interesting use of Impoliteness Strategy is seen in Whatsapp Group where speakers feels free to speak up in private and limited areas inside the Whatsapp Group. This research discuss how some speakers deliberately use Politeness Strategy in commenting local government policies related to Covid-19 safety protocol.
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