Jatmiko, Oktaria Denok (2018) A SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDY OF SWEARING IN HEIST. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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This research aims to investigate swearing expressions in Heist. The research mainly seeks to reveal the types and the motivating factors of swearing in Heist. This research is under the principles of sociolinguistics since it is concerned with language and its functions in society. This research employed qualitative method to analyze the utterances in Heist. Anderson and Trudgill’s theory is used as the foundation for the types of swearing while Anderson in Kajalainen’s theory is used to analyze the motivating factors of swearing. In addition, in order to achieve trustworthiness, the researcher employed peer review triangulation to confirm the validity of the data. The results of this research show that firstly, there are four types of swearing expression in Heist, they are: Expletive Swearing (ES), Abusive Swearing (ABS), Humorous Swearing (HS), and Auxiliary Swearing (AUS). Secondly, there are three motives of swearing deployed in this movie. Psychological motive encompasses Anger, Surprise, and Frustration expression. Second, Social Motive include To Show Identity and To Insult motive. Linguistic motive is about emphasizing the motive of swearing. While Joy and To Amuse Other motives are not found in this movie since the movie belongs to crime and thriller genre which concerns the dissension and conflict of the characters. Thus, from the study, the use of swearing creates and supports the construction of the criminal atmosphere and theme within the context of the movie.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sociolinguistics, swearing, Heist
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 06:04
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 16:58
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/59321

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