The Differences Between Men and Women's Language in the Devil Wears Prada Movie

Tri Puspa Juwita • Dyah Sunggingwati • Nita Maya Valiantien
Journal article Ilmu Budaya • January 2018

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Abstract

This research with the title investigated the differences between men and women's language feature and the consistency of the using of that language features by each gender. This research used the theory from Coates (2004) about men's language features and Lakoff, quoted by Holmes (2003) about women's language. The researcher got the data from every dialogue by main and supporting characters. The research design in this research used qualitative method from Mack et al (2005). The data source of this research got from the dialogue of men and women's characters and the researcher also used books and journals which are related to this research to analyze the data. The technique of data analysis is descriptive method. The researcher draws two conclusions: firstly, this research found that men and women's character in The Devil Wears Prada movie did not use all of the language features from Coates and Lakoff. Secondly, the researcher found that in some situation, the men and women's character did not consistent use their own language features.

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