REPRESENTASI HIGH CONTEXT CULTURE DALAM FILM (Studi Semiotik tentang Representasi Kebudayaan Jepang sebagai High Context Culture dalam film The Last Samurai)

Priska Diani, Madina (2011) REPRESENTASI HIGH CONTEXT CULTURE DALAM FILM (Studi Semiotik tentang Representasi Kebudayaan Jepang sebagai High Context Culture dalam film The Last Samurai). Other thesis, Universits Sebelas Maret FAKULTAS ILMU SOSIAL DAN ILMU POLITIK.

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    ABSTRACT Madina Priska Diani. D 0206069. HIGH CONTEXT CULTURE REPRESENTATION IN FILM (Semiotic Study on Cultural Representations of Japan as a High Context Culture in The Last Samurai Film). Thesis. Communication Studies Program Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Sebelas Maret University Surakarta. 2011. High Context Culture is part of intercultural communication studies. The cultural context is the result of local tradition for thousands of years which taught its followers to reveal all things not directly and more emphasis on non-verbal communication. Japan is one of this cultural context follower. Where high-context cultures are represented in a cinematographic work of Hollywood film production titled The Last Samurai. The Last Samurai told the story of Japanese life during modernization in the era of Emperor Meiji. In this film, there is a conflict between the samurai who want to preserve the traditional culture of Japan with the reign of Emperor Meiji who adopt western progress and its cultures as a whole. The values of Japanese culture are trying maintained by the Samurai is represented in various forms of local customs and traditions that are part of non-verbal communication. The purpose of this research is to know what kind of non-verbal communication symbols which represents Japanese culture in The film The Last Samurai and also the meaning contained in it. This research is part of a qualitative descriptive study using semiotic analysis based on Roland Barthes approach contained in the book written by Alex Sobur Communication Semiotics (2004). The results of this study showed that non-verbal symbols in The Last Samurai represented High Context Culture in Japan hich are applied in Bushido values. The values are part of the Samurai’s codes. Where in such high context culture, further highlight the importance of the dignity, honor and distinction of social status. In terms of quantity, the largest representation category is dominated by Kinesic as non-verbal symbol followed by the Procsemic and Paralingualistic categories. Suggestions from this study is the individual as part of a nation and local culture should be prudent when they adopted the technological advances of other nations who also simultaneously brought its native culture. The goal is to make every individual doesn’t lose and forgets their native cultures because it is a form of true identity as a human being, groups and nations.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik > Ilmu Komunikasi
    Depositing User: Desi Arista
    Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2013 23:30
    Last Modified: 18 Jul 2013 23:30

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