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AN ANALYSIS OF BAD LANGUAGE USED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN MICHAEL BAY’S MOVIE “BAD BOYS 2”

PRATAMA, MOCHAMAD PRISNA AZIZ (2012) AN ANALYSIS OF BAD LANGUAGE USED BY THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN MICHAEL BAY’S MOVIE “BAD BOYS 2”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Movie is one of the examples of drama. It has a story that is written and to be acted for an audience, but movie has a screen as the media and the audience cannot see the actors immediately. Movie is supposed to be an image of the real world. There are some elements of drama which can be analyzed such as character, imitation, plot, action, dialogue, setting, audience etc. The purpose of this study is to know the kinds and the meaning of bad languages used by the main characters in “Bad Boys 2” movie. The research design which was used in this study was descriptive qualitative research. The subject of the study was bad language used by the main characters in “Bad Boys 2” movie. The main characters were selected as the subjects of the study because they often used bad language in their conversation. The writer used documentation as the instrument. The data were the quotation of the conversation among the main characters. The finding of this study was divided into two. The first was the kinds of bad languages used by the main characters in “Bad Boys 2” movie. They were slang, taboo, and swearing. The second was the meaning of bad language used by the main characters. For examples, showing the main characters emotion to anger, showing something happen on the spot of certain part of body, showing disagreement to someone words etc. In conclusion, bad language was used by all the main characters in their conversation. Almost all of the bad language was used when they got an emotion. The purpose was that they wanted to show their expression to others.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Ruli Alfi
Date Deposited: 30 May 2016 03:10
Last Modified: 30 May 2016 03:10
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/30998

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