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AN ANALYSIS OF SLANG USED IN "AMERICAN OUTLAWS" MOVIE

SALEH, RAHMAD (2013) AN ANALYSIS OF SLANG USED IN "AMERICAN OUTLAWS" MOVIE. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Sociolinguistics is the study of language in its social context and the study of social life through linguistics. Sociolinguistics also discusses the variation within speech communities. One of the variations in sociolinguistics is slang. Slang is informal and often ephemeral linguistic form. With slang people can make fun in their conversations, ease in social intercourse and to be secret or not to be understood by anyone else. In this study, the researcher focuses on slang words and slang phrases in the script of "American Outlaws" movie. This is chosen because in the movie there are some of slang used by the actors in their dialogues. There are two problems analyzed by the researcher: (1) What are the slang words and slang phrases used by the actors in "American Outlaws" movie. (2) What are the translation of slang words and slang phrases found in "American Outlaws" movie. In this study, the researcher used descriptive qualitative as the research design, because the data collected in the form of word, not in number. The object study is dialogue in "American Outlaws" movie. The instruments used in this study are participant observation and documentation. The result of this study shows that there are twenty two slang in the form of words and thirteen slang in the form of phrases in "American Outlaws" movie. The slangs are used in conversation by the actors in informal situation. The translation of the slang words and slang phrases depend on user and context.

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: 19 Apr 2016 08:12
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2018 06:18
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/27352

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