Swearing Expressions by Main Male and Female Characters in Night School Movie

  • Erna Elya Ningrum English Department, Faculty of Arts, Udayana University
  • I Made Netra English Department, Faculty of Arts, Udayana University
  • Gede Primahadi Wijaya Rajeg English Department, Faculty of Arts, Udayana University

Abstract

The use of swearing expressions used by men and women indicates a difference. This difference occurs due to the stereotypes between sex and gender. In this study, the differences of language expressions used between men and women are investigated. Language expressions that are self-referenced are swear words as a form of expressing emotions. This study used a transformative mixed method and the data were taken from both main male character and female character of a film entitled "Night School".  Based on these data, it is concluded that different conditions and situations affect the different types and motives of the occurrence of swear words as a form of language expression between men and women.

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Published
2021-09-30
How to Cite
NINGRUM, Erna Elya; NETRA, I Made; PRIMAHADI WIJAYA RAJEG, Gede. Swearing Expressions by Main Male and Female Characters in Night School Movie. Udayana Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, p. 77-80, sep. 2021. ISSN 2621-9107. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/UJoSSH/article/view/72882>. Date accessed: 25 june 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.24843/UJoSSH.2021.v05.i02.p04.