Gender and impoliteness strategies in the edge of seventeen movie

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Lyatin, Uul (2021) Gender and impoliteness strategies in the edge of seventeen movie. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study analyzes the impoliteness found in the main character’s utterances in the Edge of Seventeen movie named Nadine. Nadine is a woman who needs love from her parents, but, since her father’s death and her quite fierce mother, Nadine becomes a teenager who tends to have no friends because of her impolite language with others, even with her own family. Researchers are interested in investigating impoliteness strategies on Nadine’s utterance because so far, few studies have used drama movies as the main research. In addition, this research does not only focus on the utterances of one character, but this study also links gender differences in this study, namely: (1) How impoliteness strategies are used by the main female character and her male interlocutors in the edges of seventeen movies and (2) How are gender differences interplayed with the use of impoliteness strategies in the Edge of Seventeen movie. This study used a qualitative approach, and this research also used descriptive research to analyze the main characters and male interlocutors through the transcript of The Edge of Seventeen movie. First, the researchers collected data from some utterances in the Edge of Seventeen movie. Then the analysis begins by analyzing impolite utterance and gender differences in used impoliteness strategies. Then the researcher gave the code in each type of impoliteness strategy. The analysis identified Nadine’s impoliteness strategies and how gender difference interplay with the use of the impoliteness strategies in the Edge of Seventeen movie. Researchers found all kinds of impoliteness strategies used in the film Edge of Seventeen. The study found that the main character performed all of Culpeper’s (1996) impoliteness strategies with negative impoliteness as the most frequent. The study also found that how impoliteness is associated with gender differences in saying that female characters engage in positive impoliteness strategies more than male characters who aim to harass the other person. On the other hand, male characters are more likely to engage in negative impoliteness strategies than women that aim to ridicule other persons. Of the many strategies of impoliteness used, there is one sub-strategy used by men and women, but the difference is a little. It is bald on record impoliteness. Given that this research is still limited in terms of explaining in detail what strategies are used regarding gender differences. Therefore, the researcher suggests the next researchers examine in detail what strategies are used to find gender differences in the use of impoliteness strategies.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Lyatin, Uuluullya399@gmail.comA03217048
Thesis advisorSuhandoko,
Subjects: Gender
Keywords: Gender; impoliteness strategies; the edge of seventeen movie.
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: UulLya Uul Lyatin Uul Lyatin
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2021 04:21
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2021 04:21

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