The Symbols of Vampire and Werewolf in Romance Fantasy Movie: The Twilight Saga

NOFIYANTI FUANDA , NIM. 09150054 (2013) The Symbols of Vampire and Werewolf in Romance Fantasy Movie: The Twilight Saga. Skripsi thesis, UIN SUNAN KALIJAGA.

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Abstract

Literary works develop in line with the development of culture. The development of culture on the other hand is always affected by the development of technology. One of the products of today’s culture and modern technology is movie. This media presents the literary works in three dimensions; the work itself, the idea, and the audio- visualization of the idea. Thus, this new media of literary works is very interesting to be analyzed. The writer in this research analyzes a romance fantasy movie The Twilight Saga which tells a love story among three different creatures: vampire, human, and werewolf. The research aims to discover what vampire and werewolf symbolize romance in the movie, and how the process of referring the symbols is. The analysis uses objective approach, and applies semiotics theory by Saussure and Peirce, as well as film theory by Christian Metz. Saussure’s basic theory is about sign system; sign consists of signifier and signified that relation is arbitrary. Meanwhile, Peirce’s theory applied in this research as the comparison to Saussure’s model of sign is his three divisions of sign: symbolic, iconic, and indexical. As the result of the research, the writer concludes that the appearance of vampire and werewolf in The Twilight Saga symbolizes the concept of ‘good guy’ and ‘bad guy’. Further, considering the plot of the movie, it also symbolizes the concept of ideal spouse. The mechanism of Bella, the human who prefers the vampire, Edward, to the werewolf, Jacob, represents the dream of young girls to marry such handsome, rich, and mature guy as represented by Edward character. Regarding the process of referring the symbols, applying Saussure’s concept, all process are considered arbitrary, while applying Pierce’s concept, some are indexical and some are symbolic. Key words: The Twilight Saga, symbol, romance, vampire, werewolf.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
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: 24 Apr 2013 08:56
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2015 03:54
URI: http://digilib.uin-suka.ac.id/id/eprint/7359

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