VENNY CHRISTIE, SEMBIRING and Iskandar, Rosyidin and Cita Hikmah, Yanti (2019) SWEAR WORDS BY ANDERSSON’S THEORY IN THE MOVIE WHIPLASH. Diploma thesis, Universitas Bina Darma.

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This study discusses about the use of swear words by the characters in the movie Whiplash. The aim of this study is to classify the types of swear words and to analyze the motives which cause the characters use the swear words in the movie by using Andersson’s theory. In this study, descriptive method is employed to analyze all the swear words which found in the movie. In collecting the data, the researcher watched the movie for several times and found the theory that support this research from books and internet. Then, the writer searched and downloaded the script from the internet and last, identified all the swear words, grouped all the data and classified them according to the types and motives by using Andersson’s theory. The result of this study, the researcher found that Auxiliary swear word is the dominant type with 69 data (64,48%) and Linguistics motives is the dominant motives that influence the characters to use swear words with 52 data (48,60%). The data show most of the characters in this movie use swear words to spice up or emphasized which means that all the swear words are not always use for negative purposes.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Octaviana T
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 07:41
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 07:41
URI: http://repository.binadarma.ac.id/id/eprint/34

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