Social Deixis in Twelfth Night

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Anjuman Muhammad Sabir
Barham Qadir Abubaker Muhammad

Keywords

Social, Deixis, Relative Social Deixis, Absolute Social Deixis

Abstract

This research was aimed to find out the types of social deixis which mostly occur in (twelfth Night) by Shakespeare.  It  was conducted by using qualitative method .There were several steps in collecting data namely reading the play, identifying, taking notes, and classifying. Furthermore, the researchers analyzed and explained the data by using Levinson‟s theory and counted the data to find out the type of social deixis which mostly occur in the play. Based on the analysis of the data, there were  two types of social deixis : Relational and Absolute. The relational social deictic words that  have been used in the play are (classified )classified into  Five kinds , namely  kinship terms, Occupational titles, personal names ,T/V pronoun and terms of endearment, with the total number of their frequencies , while  one kind  of Absolute deixis that is authorized recipient  used in the play.

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