TABOO WORDS IN THE JACKASS MOVIE

WAHYU ADI PUTRA, NIM. 11150039 (2016) TABOO WORDS IN THE JACKASS MOVIE. Skripsi thesis, UIN SUNAN KALIJAGA YOGYAKARTA.

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Abstract

This research aims to investigate taboo words used by characters in The Jackass movie. The researcher describes what types and functions of taboo words used in The Jackass movie. The sources of the data are the video of The Jackass movie and its transcript. The data are collected by selecting dialogues containing taboo words after watching the video and matching the transcript with the video carefully. The researcher employs a theory from Batistella to describe the types of taboo words and a theory from Wardhaugh to describe the function of taboo words. The result of this research consists four types of taboo words, they are: 1. epithet 11,06%, 2. profanity 9,68%, 3. vulgarity 8%, and 4. obscenity 72,35%. Besides, there are four functions of taboo words, they are: 1. to draw attention to oneself 57,14%, 2. to show contempt 19,36%, 3. to be provocative 16,59%, and 4. to mock authority 6,91%. There are 217 cases of taboo words in The Jackass movie. Furthermore, the researcher find that the characters in The Jackass movie tend to use obscenity to draw attention to others as the movie contains extreme stunts.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information / Pembimbing: Witriani S.S., M.Hum.
Uncontrolled Keywords: The Jackass, type and function, bad language, taboo utterances.
Subjects: Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris (S1)
Depositing User / Editor: Miftahul Ulum [IT Staff] ---- youtube : ulum virgo -------- Facebook : digilibuin
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2016 03:09
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 03:09
URI: http://digilib.uin-suka.ac.id/id/eprint/20053

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