Indah Afrianti
Sri Asmiatiningsih


This study aims to describe speech acts using hypnotic language in terms of pragmatics by using Grice's cooperative maxims, namely maxims of quantity, maxims of quality, maxims of relevance, and maxims of implementation. The method used in this study is a qualitative method that produces descriptive data and note-taking techniques. The source of data in this study was the conversation of the hypnotized and hypnotized speakers. The data examined in the study were oral hypnotic utterances that had been transcribed in written form. The data are successively identified, classified, and described based on pragmatic theory. Techniques Data analysis is carried out using the principle of cooperation which consists of maxim of quality, maxim of quantity, maxim of relevance and maxim of implementation. The results of this study indicate that hypnotic speech uses maxim of quantity more often than other maxims. The maxim of quantity requires each participant to contribute as much or as much speech as needed by the interlocutor, this is related to the hypnosis used is the subject's subconscious so that there are imperative sentences, namely commands, then there is an if-then pattern. The subject of hypnosis: will say a sentence that he thinks there is logic in the sentence. Basically, the use of hypnotic language implements Grice's principle of cooperation between the hypnostist and the hypnotic subject.


How to Cite
Afrianti, I., & Asmiatiningsih, S. (2021). TINDAK TUTUR PENGGUNAAN BAHASA HIPNOTIS: KAJIAN PRAGMATIK. EPIGRAM (e-Journal), 18(2). https://doi.org/10.32722/epi.v18i2.4128