Children conversational interruption in American TV series Stranger Things 2

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A'yunin, Qurota (2019) Children conversational interruption in American TV series Stranger Things 2. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This thesis examines children conversational interruptions in American TV series Stranger Things 2 using conversation analysis approach. The objectives of this research are to identify the types and functions of conversational interruption spoken by the children in the TV series, and to analyze age differences in the use of conversational interruption. This research used descriptive qualitative as the method. The data were in the form of utterances uttered by the characters in the TV series. In analyzing the data, the researcher used theories of conversational interruption by Sacks, Schlegoff, Jefferson (1974) and other relevant theories. As the result, the researcher found four types of interruptions which are simple, overlap, butting-in, and silent interruption appear in this American TV series Stranger Things 2. Overlap interruption is the type of interruption which often appears in children conversation. Further, three functions which are cooperative, intrusive and neutral interruption appear in this TV series. Children use intrusive functions more often than cooperative function such as showing disagreeent and changing the current speaker’s topic. Meanwhile, adults use cooperative functions more often than intrusive such as showing agreement and revise the first spekaer’s statement.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
A'yunin, Qurotarynhaibara@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Adab
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conversation Analysis; Turn-taking; Interruption; Stranger Things 2
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: A'yunin Qurota
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 02:31
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 02:31

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