REFLECTION OF THAI SOCIETY BY USING LANGUAGE TO CONVEY PRESUPPOSITIONS IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGN POSTERS

  • Titapa Kuprasert คณะศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล
Keywords: presuppositions, society, political campaign posters

Abstract

The study aims to study the usage of language to convey the presuppositions and to study the reflection of the presuppositions about the circumstance of Thai society in the political campaign posters from 18 political campaign posters around Bangkok Noi District of Bangkok Metropolis between 30th of January and 23rd of March, 2019. The results of study showed that the political parties which produced the campaign posters used 3 types of presuppositions: (1) referring expressions (2) change of state verbs and (3) implicative verbs. The usage of aforesaid presuppositions revealed the reflections of circumstances of Thai society at that particular time which are: people relationship, social situations, social welfare, regulations of society, economic situations and educational situations.

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Published
2019-12-03
Section
บทความทางวิชาการ (Article)