An Analysis Of Taboo Words Emerges In The Yowis Ben Movie

M., Syaifudin (2018) An Analysis Of Taboo Words Emerges In The Yowis Ben Movie. Other thesis, Universitas Wijaya Putra.

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Keywords : Taboo, Yowis Ben, Wardhaugh.
Nowadays, almost every movie uses taboo words in the dialogue because the use of taboo words in the dialog makes the characters of the film look natural to express their emotion. Taboo words support the representation of a real life in the plot of the story.This study is conducted to analyze taboo word that emerges in Yowis Ben movie using Wardhaugh (2006) theory, specifically this study is aimed to identify the type and describe the function of taboo that are uttered by four characters, Bayu, Doni, Nando and Susan because they are main characters which are used taboo words in their dialogues. The researcher uses a descriptive qualitative approach and content analysis technique to get descriptive information. Specifically, this study uses documentation technique to collect the data by (1) Downloading the movie, (2) Watching the movie closely, (3) Transcribing the dialogue and then (4) Re-watching the movie while reading to check the accuracy of the script. After the data are collected the writer uses content analysis technique to analyse the data by (1) Highlighting ,(2) Categorizing (3) Coding, (4) Displaying, (5) Analyzing (6) Concluding. The result of this research states as follows. 33 taboo words are found in this study, from nine types only four types of taboo that are uttered by Bayu, Doni, Nando and Susan in Yowis Ben movie, they are certain game animal (12,12%), Sex (66,66%), Bodily function (18,19%) and Religious matters (3,03%). There are four functions that appear in the movie: to show contempt (57,58 %), to draw attention to oneself (36,36 %) , to be provocative (3,03 %), and to mock authority(3,03 %). The characters in Yowis Ben movie frequently utter taboo word purposely to show their contempt, it appears 19 times with highest percentage.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Taboo, Yowis Ben, Wardhaugh
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa & Sastra > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Rifki Yusuf Meidiansyah, A.Md. Lib.
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2022 10:17
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2022 10:17

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