Larasati, Chera Kurnia (2014) A CONVERSATION ANALYSIS OF INTERRUPTIONS IN MODERN FAMILY SEASON 1 SERIES. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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This study investigates interruptions presented in Modern Family Season 1 series using conversation analysis approach. This series tells about some problems in three families with different background and personalities. The objectives of this research are to identify the types and functions of interruptions spoken by the characters in the series. This research used descriptive qualitative as the method. The data were in the form of utterances, while the contexts of the data were the dialogues uttered by the characters in the series. The sources of the data were the videos of the six episodes of Modern Family Season 1 and their transcript. The data were collected by selecting dialogues conveying interruptions after watching the video and matching the transcript with the video carefully. The primary instrument of this research was the researcher herself, while the secondary instrument was a data sheet. The results of this research are stated as follows. Firstly, four types of interruption occur in the characters’ utterances in Modern Family Season 1. They are simple, overlap, butting-in, and silent interruption. From 57 data found in the series, simple interruption has the biggest number of occurrence. Simple interruption is the most appearing type in this series because each member of the family mainly gives his/her floor to the interrupter even though his/her utterance is disrupted. Moreover, simple interruption has the easiest pattern to be done than other types. The smallest number of interruption’s type is butting-in interruption. The characters seldom do butting-in interruption because they give a chance to the interrupter to deliver his/her message. Secondly, three functions of interruption are found in the series. Cooperative, intrusive, and neutral interruption are the functions. Cooperative interruption is divided into agreement, assistance, and clarification, while intrusive interruption consists of disagreement, floor taking, topic change, and tangentialization. The most appeared function is disagreement and the last is clarification. Most of the characters take turns immediately and do interruptions to show rejection, contradiction, or disagreement. Clarification only occurs once because the characters understand the speaker’s intention most of the time.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conversation Analysis, interruption, Modern Family Season 1
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa, Seni dan Budaya (FBSB) > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 26 May 2015 02:34
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 22:49
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/19399

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