Widyawati, Vany Rimbi (2018) WOMEN’S LANGUAGE IN BLACK SWAN MOVIE: A SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDY. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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In communication, women and man have particular characteristics in the use of language. Women who have subordinate role want to achieve particular purposes as they have a certain role in society. Therefore, the researcher aims at describing the women’s language features, explaining women’s language functions used by the female characters in Black Swan Movie and finding out the social background that influence the use of women’s language by the main female characters in Black Swan Movie. The research uses descriptive qualitative and quantitative research focusing on the main female characters’ utterances. The main data of this study are utterances in form of dialogues by the main female characters taken from the Black Swan Movie full transcript. The research reveals three findings. First, there are only seven women’s language features out of total based on Lakoff’s theory found in the main female characters’ dialogue. It consists of lexical hedges and fillers, tag questions, rising intonation on declarative, empty adjective, intensifier, super polite form, and emphatic stress word. The three women’s language features, hypercorrect grammar, precise color term and avoidance strong swear word do not occur. Meanwhile, five women’s language functions found, which are used to express uncertainty, to get response, to start discussion, to soften utterance, to express feeling and to emphasize an utterance. Social community and social roles influence the use of women’s language.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: women’s language, women’s language features and functions, the main female characters, Black Swan Movie
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Bahasa Inggris > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2018 04:54
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 16:56
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/59118

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