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FACE THREATENING ACTSTRATEGIES USED INRAY LAWRENCE’S NOVEL “FOLLOW THAT CAB”

FACE THREATENING ACTSTRATEGIES USED INRAY LAWRENCE’S NOVEL “FOLLOW THAT CAB”
CHAPTER I
INTRODUCTION
A. Background of the Study
One of the aims of learning English as a foreign language is to be able  to  communicate. In conducting  communication  human  should  be polite to other people. Here the conduct communication politely speakers should use the politeness strategy. Politeness strategy is a matter of human to communicate each other. Human communication uses a method to make the  hearers  or  speakers  feel comfortable  to communicate. In conducting communication the speaker should know the attitude who we are speaking with.
This  research has purpose to  discuss  about  using face  threatening acts strategies in daily communication based Brown and Levinson in order to  enter  into  social  relationships,  we have  to  acknowledge  and  show awareness of the face, and human needs to satisfy with addressee. Here, if we  can’t  satisfy  so,  we  do  face  threatening  acts  or  FTA. In  other  words, face  refers  to  other  human’s  desire.  There  are  two  varieties  of  face; positive face and negative face. Positive face is the desire to have what we want  to  be  admired  by  others  and negative  face  is  our  wish  not  to  be imposed on by others.
While Goffman states that positive face and negative face, positive face  is  the  need  to  be  appreciated  and  negative  face  is  the  need  not  to be disturbed. Renkema  (1993:13)  further  mentions  that negative  face  is

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