An analysis of idiomatic expression found on American Sniper movie

Ilham Subkhan, Muhammad (2018) An analysis of idiomatic expression found on American Sniper movie. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo Semarang.

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Abstract

This research analyzed idiomatic expressions in American Sniper movie based on McCharty theory. This research aimed to identify the types and the meaning of idiomatic expression found in American Sniper movie. The writer designed this research as descriptive qualitative research, the data were collected through documentation because the data were taken from the dialogues of the transcript in American Sniper movie. This research used data analysis which adopted the stages from John W Creswell (2007), those were preparing and organizing, then, coding and the last was representing the data. The results of this research showed that there were 35 data of idiomatic expressions. From 8 types of idiomatic expression only 5 were found in American Sniper movie. The most frequently found was fixed statements up to 30 data, then euphemism 3 data and trinomials 2 data. The writer did not found the types of idiomatic expression of simile, binomials, proverb, cliché and other language. Then, there were found 4 types of idiomatic expression’s meaning in American Sniper movie, firstly conceptual meaning with 16 data similarly with connotative meaning 16 data, social meaning 2 data and the last was affective only 1 datum.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Contributors:
ContributionContributors (e.g. Thesis Advisor)Email
Thesis advisorMariam, SitiUNSPECIFIED
Thesis advisorNafi Annury, MuhammadUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Idiomatic expression; Tata bahasa Inggris
Subjects: 400 Language > 420 English and Old English > 428 Standard English usage
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Muhammad Khozin
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2019 09:27
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2019 09:27
URI: http://eprints.walisongo.ac.id/id/eprint/9285

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