WIDYARANI, ULFAH (2007) SLANG FOUND IN “JUST LIKE LIZZIE” SHORT STORY BY JASMINE JONES. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Language and society are two things that cannot be separated. Both of them influenced each other and always changes. No human languages are fixed or uniform, and that trigger the language variation. One of language variation is slang. Slang is unconventional words or phrases that express something new or something old in a new way. The purpose of this study aimed at finding out the slang words and the meaning in “Just Like Lizzie” shortstory by Jasmine Jones. In conducting this study, the writer used descriptive qualitative research as the research design because it was attempted to describe and analyze information of a group or phenomena that are connected to research subject and the data were collected in the form of words, not in the form of number. The object of study focused on the slang words used in “Just Like Lizzie” shortstory. Based on the result of the data analysis, it was found that there were 54 slang words in “Just Like Lizzie” shortstory. Most of it were used by teenagers in informal situation. Since slang is creative, there were some slang words which have the same meaning, such as: “bucks”, “simoleons”, and “skins” which mean “money”. It was also found that the slang words used in this story was formed in three ways: the invention of new expression, the changing of old expression into new uses, and the shortened forms from the old expressions

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2012 04:49
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2012 04:49

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