Tuesday, May 7, 2019

AN ANALYIS OF SLANG USED BY CHARACTERS IN “ HANCOCK MOVIE ”

Ariza, Syaprizal, M.Pd.,Yulfi, M.Pd.,

The problem of this study “What were slang used by Characters in “Hancock movie” and also what were the meaning of slang used by Characters in “Hancock movie”. Therefore, the objective of this study is focus on slang used in “Hancock movie” and The meaning of slang focus on the lexical and context meaning. The method used in this thesis is descriptive qualitative method. Data were collected from observation, watching and analysis descriptive qualitative method. The findings show that there were 7 types of slang used by male and female characters, such 1) Cockney Slang, 2) Public House Slang, 3) Workmen Slang, 4) Tradesman’s Slang, 5) Slang of Comerse, 6) Slang in public School, 7) Society Slang. The results of analysis also reveal that gender may affect the use of slang. It can be seen from the total number that slang used by male is (47) slang, and females is (10) slang. Therefore, it can be concluded for males characters used slang, such 1) Cockney Slang (31,92%), 2) Public House Slang (12,76%), 3) Workmen Slang (0%), 4) Tradesman’s Slang (0%), 5) Slang of Comerse (0%), 6) Slang in Public school (4,26%), 7) Society Slang (51,06%) and for females characters used slang such 1) Cockney Slang (30%), 2) Public House Slang (0%), 3) Workmen Slang (10%), 4) Tradesman’s Slang (0%), 5) Slang of Comerse (10%), 6) Slang in Public school (10%), 7) Society Slang (40%).
Keywords: Language, Slang, Gender, Sociolinguistics.

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