THE REPRESENTATION OF MIRANDA PRIESTLY IN THE THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA MOVIE

TRI UTAMI WIDAYATI , NIM. 10150049 (2014) THE REPRESENTATION OF MIRANDA PRIESTLY IN THE THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA MOVIE. Skripsi thesis, UIN SUNAN KALIJAGA.

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Abstract

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) is a movie adapted from the novel with the same title by Lauren Weisberger. The theme of the story emphasizes the materialism. The women in this movie are portrayed as a very high regard in fashion. Although the main theme of this movie is materialism, the researcher decides to observe one of the female characters in this movie by concerning in superiority. This character is Miranda Priestly. Miranda is a female character who is able to represent the superiority as career woman. The aims of this research are; to understand Miranda Priestly‟s representation of superiority and to figure out the meaning of the representation. Therefore, to answer the problem statements, the researcher uses elaborate representation theory by using constructionist approach by Stuart Hall. Meanwhile, to achieve the purpose of research, the researcher uses qualitative descriptions method as research method. Data analysis is an observation with objective critique. By using this method, the researcher gets the answers of the problem statements which are; there are two constructed meaning why Miranda Priestly is represented as superior career women, but she has the dark side of life. It is the failure of the domestic life. The first constructed meaning is that women cannot share the role of public and domestic at the same time. The second constructed meaning is that the life of career women is not as simple as what described so far, success, glamorous, and happy, but there is a dark side behind this life.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information / Pembimbing: Pembimbing : Witriani, M. Hum
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords : superiority , representation , constructed meaning
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris (S1)
Depositing User / Editor: Miftahul Ulum [IT Staff] ---- youtube : ulum virgo -------- Facebook : digilibuin
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 08:12
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2015 06:52
URI: http://digilib.uin-suka.ac.id/id/eprint/14893

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