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YUNINGTIAS, PALUPI (2014) AN ANALYSIS ON AMERICAN SLANG IN “AUGUST RUSH” MOVIE. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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This study analyzed the American slang found in “August Rush” movie. This research purposes were: 1) To find out the American slang used in “August Rush” movie, 2) To describe the meaning of American slang used in “August Rush” movie, 3) To know the most dominant form of American slang used in “August Rush” movie. The design of this study was descriptive qualitative. The accessible object of the study was “August Rush” movie; the data were the American slangs that were used on “August Rush” movie. The key instrument was the researcher herself; she collected the information into the data. In order to get the data on this research, the researcher used documents as the source of the data. Based on the data collection, there are 32 American slangs in the form of word and 27 American slangs in the form of phrase. There were four parts of speech that were found on American slang in the form of words. In the form of word the most used was in the form of noun, there were 21 American slang words that were found on noun form. The most frequently used in this movie were on noun phrases, there were 13 American slang phrases in the form of noun phrase. Characteristics of American slang words were firstly on compounding and abbreviating the word itself, secondly on changing the origin word into the unreal meaning into a new meaning similar to the origin, similar here not only on the synonym but also on the physical word’s meaning. American slangs were identical with slang in the form of consonant germination, simple slang, and weak form. There were 37 American slangs in consonant germination form.

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 (88203)
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2016 08:11
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2016 08:11

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