THE USE OF ADDRESS FORMS IN THE MOVIE FORREST GUMP (Sociopragmatics Approach)

Kurniasari, Wisnu (2013) THE USE OF ADDRESS FORMS IN THE MOVIE FORREST GUMP (Sociopragmatics Approach). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    The research analyzed the address forms employed by the characters in the movie Forrest Gump. The analysis was aimed at identifying the types of address forms, domain where each address form was used, and the factor influencing the use of address forms. This is a descriptive qualitative research, using a sociopragmatics approach. The data in this research were all of address forms in the movie Forrest Gump. There are 205 data were analyzed by using Brown and Ford’s (1990) concept and Spolsky’s (1998) theory of domain. Eleven types of address forms were found in the movie Forrest Gump. Type of First Name is the most popular address form in the movie (93 occurrences). Meanwhile, Title plus Full Name and Full Name are least popular used only once throughout the movie. Then, there are 40 data belongs to Title, 15 data b elongs to Title plus First Name, 12 data belongs to Title plus Last Name, 2 data belongs to Title plus Name, 14 data belong to Last Name, 7 data belongs to Name, 16 data belongs to Multiple Name, and then 4 data of No Name are employed by the characters. In terms of the domains where the address forms are used, there are four domains: employment, education, friendship, and family domain. Friendship domain is mostly used in this movie. There are 119 occurrences of address forms in friendship domain. Then, 47 uses of address forms are found in employment domain. The use of address form in family domain occurs in 30 cases. Last, there are only nine cases of address forms in education domain. This study also find that some factors that influence the use of certain address forms include different power, formality, close relation, high solidarity, equal status, and social distance. This research explores the use of address forms in a movie. It is recommended that other researchers conduct other studies about the address form employed by the participants having different factors in order to reveal the realization of the use of address form.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa
    Depositing User: Vignasari Kokasih
    Date Deposited: 10 May 2014 20:30
    Last Modified: 10 May 2014 20:30
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/16074

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