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Agustin, Vike Eka (2013) AN ANALYSIS OF RACISM IN PAUL HAGGISÂ’ CRASH FILM. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Racism is one of facts occurring in human social life. It is the generalization to people which is usually negative because of their race. In this study, film Crash was analyzed because it contains racism problems among the characters. Moreover, racism problems in this film not only occur between white and black people, but also between other races such as: Chinese and Arabian. It means that the conflicts that occur in this film are among multi races. The objectives of this study were to describe racism in the Paul HaggisÂ’ Crash film and to know the conflicts resulted by racism which appears in the Paul HaggisÂ’ Crash film. The research design of this study was a qualitative research, because this study focused on human behavior, namely: racism among multiracial characters and the conflicts which were resulted by racism. In addition, the data of this study were not presented in numerical analysis. In collecting the data, the writer watched the Crash film, selected the script dealing with racism, identified the data which were categorized into racism, selected the data related to the purpose of the study and rewrote all of the data about racism depicted in the film The finding showed that Racism in the Crash film was described clearly through characters who disliked each other among races and gave discriminative attitudes towards other races. There were conflicts resulted by racism occurred among races, namely: conflict between White American and Negroes, conflict between White American and White American, and conflict between White American and Persian. In conclusion, Racism in the Crash film made certain people feel superior or inferior because racism made certain people accept discriminative negative treatment. It caused conflicts among races.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Fatimah Azzahra
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2016 03:22
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 03:22

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