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AN ANALYSIS OF LANGUAGE STYLE USED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS ON “WHAT GIRL WANTS” MOVIE

FADHILAH, A’YUNIL (2013) AN ANALYSIS OF LANGUAGE STYLE USED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS ON “WHAT GIRL WANTS” MOVIE. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Language is a fundamental aspect of human life. Everyone use language as a media to express feeling, idea, and to communicate each other. To communicate means to transfer ideas from one person to the others. Basically, language can be used in many forms, primarily through spoken and written communications as well as using expressions through body language. In expressing or delivering ideas in both forms, spoken and written language, people have and use their own style because it is related to the social aspects. It means that people used style in different ways to utter statement based on the situation. The different situation can influence the style of speakers. So language style is one of types of language variation. This research focused in studying the language style used by the main characters on “What Girl Wants” movie. This movie has story about teenager life that is relevant with language style. It will give and develop the knowledge about sociolinguistics subject especially about language style. There are two problems in this research. They are kinds of language styles and what the dominant language style used by the main characters on “What Girl Wants” movie. The aims of the research are to know what the language style used by the main characters and to identify what the dominant language style used by the main characters. This research focused on analyzing language style on movie. The researcher used a descriptive qualitative research, because the researcher wants to explore a literary work which needs a deep library research in order to get a real data. In analyzing this research “What Girl Wants“ movie script is as the object of the study. This research used document analysis as research instrument. The data were collected from the scrip of “What Girl Wants” movie. There are two points the result of this research. First is kind of language styles used in this movie. It was casual language style and intimate language style. Second is the dominant language style. It was casual language style. In accordance with the findings, the researcher would like to suggest to further researcher to analyze other elements, such as the power of language style or its functions.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: 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: 18 Apr 2016 04:10
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 04:10
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/27115

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