Analysis of Womens And Mens Language in Customers Conversation at Warung Santai

Indri Novita Sari, Indri Novita Sari (2016) Analysis of Womens And Mens Language in Customers Conversation at Warung Santai. Bachelor thesis, Universitas Udayana.

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ABSTRACT This paper entitled Analysis of Women's and Men's Language in Customers Conversations at Warung Santai has aimed to identifying the women's and men's linguistic feature and finding out the functions of women's linguistic features in customers conversations at Warung Santai. Communication, women and men language, and also conversation has been explains for the concepts in this thesis. The scope of this paper is limited only for analyzing of women's and men's language in customers conversations at Warung Santai. The total of customers conversation data were 10 for this thesis, but for analyzing it was only used 4 conversations as the data analysis. It because the 4 data were chosen has different topic compared to other. The theories used in this thesis were the features of women language proposed by Lakoff (1975). Lakoff claimed in her book that women was characterized by linguistic features were: hedges, super polite form, hypercorrect grammar and pronunciation, tag question, speaking in italics, empty adjective approval, use of implication, special lexicon, question intonation in declarative statements, sense of humor lacking, speak less frequently, indirect speech, avoid coarse language of expletives, and apologies. For the features of men's linguistic theory is proposed by Coates (2003). Coates stated that men was characterized by linguistic features there are: stereotypically masculine topic, men only, great attention on detail and elaborate to use of taboo words. Another theory used were the linguistic function of women's language proposed by Lakoff (1975) and the theory of miscommunication between women and men proposed by Coates (1986). The result of analysis showed that women's linguistic features found in these customers conversation were: the use of tag question, the use of question intonation in declaratives statements, the use of apologies, the use of empty adjective approval, the use of lexical hedge, and the use of sense of humor lacking. The men features found in conversations were: the use of stereotypically masculine topic, the use of men only, the use of great attention on detail, one of the conversations also found about the theory of miscommunication between women and men such as men on the other hand jump from one topic to another. Men also used one of the women's linguistic features is hedge form. The end it is about the analysis linguistic function of women's language found in these conversation were: the function of lexical hedge in these conversations are to explain about the uncertainty about what she felt so the speaker said the word which consist with hedge. The function of using tag question in these conversations to show those conversations consist with yes no question and right statement. The function of using rising intonation is to emphasize the fact that found in those conversations. The function of using super polite form is to showing that women in these conversation well-known as delicate creature and tend to using super polite in their speech. As we know women are more polite than men in every single way. The function of using empty adjective approval is to explain admiration for something by the women's feeling in these conversations. The function of using emphatic stress in these conversations is showing judgment on something from someone to the other. The last one is function of using avoidance of strong swears words to shows the strength of emotion someone to something.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: women, man, language, conversation.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Repository Admin
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2016 24:58
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2016 05:58

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