WOMEN’S LANGUAGE IN SENSE AND SENSIBILITY BBC MINISERIES: A SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDY

ARYANA RUBBYANTI, MAISSARAH (2017) WOMEN’S LANGUAGE IN SENSE AND SENSIBILITY BBC MINISERIES: A SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDY. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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Abstract

The objectives of the study are to describe the features of women’s language employed by the main female characters in Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries, to explain the functions of women’s language performed by these main female characters, and to find out the characteristics of the society reflected through the use of language by these main female characters. The research was descriptive qualitative using sociolinguistic approach supported by some quantitative data. The object of the study was Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries. The data of the research were utterances that can be in the form of words, phrases, clauses, and sentences showing the features and functions of women’s language performed by the main female characters in Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries. The context of the data was the dialogues or conversations involving the main female characters. The main source of the data was Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries, while the secondary source of data was the transcript taken from the internet. In order to get validity of the data, the researcher employed data trustworthiness. Also, the researcher discussed the research with the supervisors and other researchers to validate the data. The results of the research are as follow. (1) There are nine features of women’s language found in Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries. They are lexical hedges or fillers, tag questions, rising intonation on declaratives, empty adjectives, intensifiers, hypercorrect grammar, superpolite forms, avoidance of strong swear words, and emphatic stress. (2) Five functions of women’s language are found in the miniseries. They are to express uncertainty, to get response, to soften an utterance, to start a discussion, and to express feeling when they talk. (3) There are three characteristics of the society reflected through the use of language by the main female characters in Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries, those are: women are placed in an inferior position, women should live based on norms and rules in the society, and women are expected to be weak and helpless. Keywords: women’s language, features, functions, main female characters, Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: women’s language, features, functions, main female characters, Sense and Sensibility BBC Miniseries
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Bahasa Inggris > Prodi Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2017 02:47
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2017 02:47
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/47180

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