CONFLICTS OF RAY CHARLES AS BLACK MUSICIAN IN AMERICAN SOCIETY TO CLAIM HIS DIGNITY AS PRESENTED IN TAYLOR HACKFORD’S “RAY” MOVIE

BASKARA, ABI (2015) CONFLICTS OF RAY CHARLES AS BLACK MUSICIAN IN AMERICAN SOCIETY TO CLAIM HIS DIGNITY AS PRESENTED IN TAYLOR HACKFORD’S “RAY” MOVIE. Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    Abi Baskara. C1310001. 2014. Conflicts of Ray Charles as Black Musician in American Society to Claim His Dignity as Presented in Taylof Hackford’s “Ray” Movie. Undergraduate Thesis. Faculty of Letters and Fine Arts. Sebelas Maret University. The objective of this research is to describe what and how Ray Charles’ conflicts as black musician in the American society in gaining his social dignity as presented in Ray movie. Movie as the products of technology and science is used as a means to understand American society from its history and culture. It is interesting to analyze Ray movie as biopic or biography movie that can be used to describe any situation to create the atmosphere of reality in the past based on Ray Charles’ life. This research is a descriptive qualitative research. The main source of the data is the movie titled Ray released in 2004 and directed by Taylor Hackford. There are two kinds of data; primary data and secondary data. The primary data are gathered from images, dialogues, and cinematographic elements from the movie. The secondary data are gathered from sources such as library books, internet articles, journals that are related with the movie especially Ray’s internal and external conflicts, and also his achievement. This research was done under American Studies framework, which studies and examines American Cultures. Therefore this research examines movie as a product of Art Culture. Hence, this research uses semiotic film theory to catch the meaning behind the sign or even the language in movie. Socio-culture and historical approach is also used to get deeper understanding about African American society and past information of this movie. After conducting this research, the writer concludes that Ray movie presents the way of Ray Charles erase his external and internal conflicts as his struggle to gain his social dignity as black musician in American society. Furthermore, this movie is used as portrait of the past that affect individual lives in past and also in present about African American story of life in America. Keyword: movie, African American, conflict, dignity, black musician

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa
    Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa > Sastra Inggris
    Depositing User: faisal dharma
    Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2015 21:30
    Last Modified: 27 Aug 2015 21:30
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/16699

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