The purpose of this research is to describe the
form of the principle of politeness in the dialogue of Tere
Liye's Si Anak Badai novel. This study used a qualitative
approach with a descriptive research type. The data source
for this research is Tere Liye's Si Anak Badai Novel, while
the data for this research are sentences that contain the
principles of politeness and. The data was collected by
documentation techniques. Data analysis was performed
using descriptive qualitative analysis techniques. The
results of this study indicate that the politeness principle in
Tere Liye's Si Anak Badai novel consist of quantity
maxims, quality maxims, relevance maxims, manner
maxims, wisdom maxims, generosity maxims, acceptance
maxims, humility maxims, compatibility maxims, and
sympathy maxims. These maxims have a specific
relationship in the realm of function each speech that used
by Tere Liye in constructing every occurrence in the story.
The researcher found that the maxims were used in a
balanced way by Tere Liye as the writer of the novel Si
Anak Badai, so that the point to point of the story built a
construction that fulfills the elements of language
politeness and is able to educate the reader.
Keywords : Pragmatics, Unity Principles, Politeness Principles.