SWEARING IN THE SONG LYRICS IN EMINEM 30 BILLBOARD HITS (SOCIOLINGUISTICS STUDY)

Rohayah, Dewi and Kurniawan, S.S., M.Hum. (2018) SWEARING IN THE SONG LYRICS IN EMINEM 30 BILLBOARD HITS (SOCIOLINGUISTICS STUDY). skripsi thesis, IAIN SURAKARTA.

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Rohayah,Dewi. (2018). An Analysis of Swearing in the Song Lyrics in Eminem’s 30 Billboard Hits (Sociolinguistics Study). Thesis. English Letters Study Programs, Islamic Education and Teacher Training Faculty. Advisor: Kurniawan, S.S, M.Hum. Key words : Sociolinguistics, Swearing, Eminem This study is aimed to examine the sociolinguistics of swearing by revealing the types of swearing, the functions of swearing and the purposes of swearing in song lyrics. The material consists of Eminem’s selected songs taken from Eminem’s 30 Biggest Billboard Hits. This study employed a qualitative method with the use of the researcher and a data sheet as the research instruments. The data of this study were in the form of words, phrases, clauses, and sentences uttered by Eminem through his lyrics. The data were collected by the employment of simak dan catat in which the researcher observed the songs and the lyrics transcript and then highlighted the swearing expression uttered by the rapper. The data analysis technique applied in this study was referential analysis technique, in which gained data were analyzed referring to the employed theories. In order to achieve trustworthiness, source and investigator triangulations were employed to confirm the validity of the data. This study reveals the swearing expression uttered by Eminem from Eminem’s 30 Biggest Billboard Hits can be classified into four types: they are Expletive Swearing (ES), Abusive Swearing (ABS), HumorousSwearing (HS) and Auxiliary Swearing (AUS). Dealing with the second objective, the study shows that there are four classifications of the functions of swearing. They are Stand Alone (SA), Slot Filter (SF). Replacive (RE), and Dysphemisms (DP), where the two former also contain sub-categories and became 15 categories in total. In addition, the used of swearing have five different purposes, in which are to create attention, to discredit, to provoke, to create interpersonal identification, and to provide catharsis. Thus, from the study, humorous swearing is preferred swearing expression and slot filter are the dominant functions and the most common purpose of swearing is to create attention which underlies the swearing expression uttered by Eminem, regard to the social contexts in the lyrics.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 400 Bahasa > 420 English and Old English
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 01:50
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 01:50
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/3159

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