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Politeness Perspectives in Governor Election Debate Program of West Java Province - Indonesia (The Second Session on Mei 14 2018)

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.3, No. 3)

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Page : 477-483

Keywords : politeness perspective; politeness in debate perspective; political communication strategy;

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Indonesian today has many political agenda. The same session of chief election in all provincies and districts give the different situation in communication strategies. Some candidates use conventional communication and others use some unique strategies. In debate program, one of the agenda from General Election Commision (KPU) is to design the public debate on television program. The agenda is carried out on May as the second session. The candidates are from four couple of contestant. The public communication of candidates presenting their mind indicate the different perspective of politeness theory. Politeness strategy presents positive or negative politeness.. The main case in this debate is how to convey their vision and mission related with the fact and reality rationally practiced. This research uses qualitative research by means of classifying the statements of candidates in every session. In debating, it consists of presenting argument, opinions, agreeing and disagreeing, interupting, clarifying and questioning sessions. Politeness, in this case, has different practice and understanding. Positive face is indicated by statement compared with the real action the candidates have done before as the public functionaries and negative face appears when candidates state the theoritical perspective only without experience based explanation.

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