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AN ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS' CHARACTERISTICS IN THE "STEP UP REVOLUTION" MOVIE

HUTAMI, HANDARI PRASETYANING (2014) AN ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS' CHARACTERISTICS IN THE "STEP UP REVOLUTION" MOVIE. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is an interesting and useful thing to study. It can entertain people and give new point of view about their life. Movie as one of literary works has a purpose of giving entertainment, enjoyment, and information to the viewer. By watching a movie, the viewers will get more advantages. They will feel comfortable and see the reflection of the real life of situation and condition from the movie, so they can feel their own feeling. In this thesis the writer is interested in discussing about the characteristic of someone. She choose "Step up Revolution" movie as the subject of research, and focused on the main character characteristics. This study covers the problems of study: (1) What are the characteristics of the main characters‟ in the Step up Revolution movie? (2) What are the impacts of the main characters‟ characteristics on their life in the movie? This study is conducted by using descriptive qualitative research design, because there was no treatment used as in experimental research. This research just described or interprets "what exists" with respect to condition in a situation without necessarily used numerical and statistical data. While, the approach used is objective approach that tries to describe the literary product without necessarily studying the author background or author life. The events are in the forms of dialogues subtitle scene concerning the main characters characteristics in the "Step up Revolution" movie. The study showed there are two main characters in the movie, Emily and Sean. Emily is kind and ambitious. The kind characteristic is that she never judges other people for the wealth, although she comes from a rich family. She will help other people, who get difficulty, although she must be against her dad. The ambitious characteristic is Emily ambition to be best dancer, although Emily‟s dad disagrees with her choice. Sean is determined and faithful. The determined characteristic mostly found from his action in MOB‟s dance performance which is held in unusual place which takes risks. Sean‟s being faithful especially with his close friend, Eddy. Sean work as waiters and do all MOB‟s plan with Eddy. The impact of kind makes Emily can help the other people safe from condemned. The impact of ambitious is Emily could show and prove to her dad that what she wants is the best choice for her life, finally he supports her daughter. And Emily got Sean as her boyfriend. The impact of determine make Sean and his MOB‟s dance community not only be a debated in news but also be a trending topic of YouTube and get famous around the world. The impact of faithful makes Sean more close with Eddy, although there is a time when Sean and Eddy get a problem. They blame each other, till it makes the MOB close to disperse. But, finally they could solve their problem clearly.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Mrs Fatimah Azzahra
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 08:04
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2018 02:56
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/24705

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