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In life, humans use cognitive provision to understand, adapt, and interpret all the signs are nearby. Signs in life can be divided into two categories, namely the verbal sign (language) and nonverbal (non-linguistic). In use, language is governed by conventions in social community because in each social group, language used in accordance with cultural background, situation and meaning of utterances usage. The study, entitled "Politeness Analysis of Followers Comment  on Mata Najwa Instagram Account " aims to describe politeness speech reflected by follower’s comment  associated with topic of the program. The data in this study used verbal impressions of followers comment on Mata Najwa account Instagram period April 2016. This study uses the principle of courtesy Brown Levinson to classify and analyze the data according to its category. Based on the research it was found that form of politeness’ classification, such as positive and negative face and face threatening speech act. This research was found that the obidience of  positive face and threaten positive face are more dominant. These kinds of speech are dominant in followers comment is influenced by context.


Key words: politeness principle, FTA, followers’ comment, Mata Najwa

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20961/pras.v0i0.1564

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.20961/pras.v0i0.1564.g1454


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