Language Function Used by the Main Character in “Joker” Movie

Frianly, Alvin (2020) Language Function Used by the Main Character in “Joker” Movie. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Widya Kartika.

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This study was mainly intended to analyze language functions found in the main character in Joker Movie. The objectives of the study are to find language functions are used by main character in Joker movie and to to describe the context of language functions that used by main character of the movie. This study uses descriptive qualitative approach. It is categorized as discourse analysis because this study focuses on analysis the phenomena of main character utterances. The data are collected from the utterances of Arthur as the main character. The researcher uses Holmes’s theory to analyze language functions and Hymes’ theory to describe the context of the language functions. The result of this study shows there are only seven from eight types of language functions categorized by Holmes that used the main character in Joker movie. They are expressive, directive, referential, metalinguistic, phatic, poetic and commissive functions of language.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: SK.ING Fri 99 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: Discourse analysis, language function, context, Arthur.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Pendidikan Bahasa > English Department
Depositing User: Perpustakaan UWIKA
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2021 08:13
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2021 08:13

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