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The Use of taboo words by Sangiherese living at Perak Surabaya

David, Yolanda Louisa Charlin (2002) The Use of taboo words by Sangiherese living at Perak Surabaya. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This research is a study of using taboo words by Sangiherese living at Perak Surabaya. The thesis writer is interested in analyzing Sangiherese taboo words because of the curiosity about things that make Sangiherese use taboo words easily in a conversation. Then, she develops this idea into three main questions, those are the classification of Sangiherese taboo words, the reasons for using taboo words and the circumstances which cause Sangiherese use taboo words. In order to answer the questions that mention above the writer use observation and questionnaire as the methodology based on Wardhaugh?s theory that is the major theory. In the finding, from the classification of the Sangiherese taboo words, the writer found out that certain game animal become the main taboo word that Sangiherese mostly use in their conversation. In order to find out the reason, the writer use the theory of SPEAKING by Hymes (1972) that is about the message for forms and content of what is said, how they are used (the Act Sequence), the writer found out that discontent become the main reason why Sangiherese use taboo words easily in their conversation. Furthermore, to find out the circumstances, the writer is still using the theory of SPEAKING by Hymes that is the Act Sequence, here the writer found out that when Sangiherese getting emotional toward something or someone. they start t o mock by using taboo words in the conversation

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sociolinguistic, taboo, sangiherese, perak, surabaya
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 03 May 2011 12:57
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/8551

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