The use of language features of male and female authors in two short stories The Yellow Wallpaper and A Rose for Emily

Hapsari, Intan Maya (2013) The use of language features of male and female authors in two short stories The Yellow Wallpaper and A Rose for Emily. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim.

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Abstract

ENGLISH:

Many critics believe that men and women have different life experiences, the writing of male and female authors will differ, as well. Some people believe that male authors are not able to write accurately from female perspective or present feminist ideals. The majority of the time, life from the female point of view is portrayed literature by women authors but male authors have also taken on the female perspective. When writing about women, it is possible that authors will describe them differently depending on gender, language, and culture. This research is an attempt to answer two research questions: (1) what are the types of language features used by male and female authors in short stories The Yellow Wallpaper and A Rose for Emily. (2) What are the differences between male and female authors in language features in short stories The Yellow Wallpaper and A Rose for Emily. To answer the research question, the research analysis & data based on Sociolinguistics of Men and Women's language representation proposed by Robin Lakoff theory.

Methodologically, the researcher uses descriptive qualitative as the research design. The data were analyzed by: (1) the data were classified based on the linguistic features theory by Lakoff, (2) the researcher analyzed the data based on ten categories of women's language and four categories of men’s language, (3) the researcher described and explained the context of the selected data which are in the form of word, statements or phrases.

Based on the analysis, the researcher concludes that there are two language features from four men’s language feature used by male author in A Rose for Emily short story, those are Interruptions and Commands. Meanwhile, there are three language features from ten women’s language feature used by female author in The Yellow Wallpaper, those Lexical Hedges, Intensifier and Empty Adjective.

Finally, based on the findings mentioned above, the researcher suggests the next researchers suggest the next researcher of the theories such as Deborah Tannen (1975) and Robin Lakoff {1975} of the differences between male and female language to provide deep information about gender differences to strengthen Lakoff’s theory.

INDONESIA:

Banyak pengkritik percaya bahwa pria dan wanita memiliki pengalaman hidup yang berbeda, penulisan penulis pria dan wanita akan berbeda juga. Beberapa orang percaya bahwa penulis laki-laki tidak bisa menulis secara akurat dari perspektif perempuan atau cita-cita kaum feminis saat ini. Sebagian sepanjang waktu, kehidupan dari sudut pandang perempuan digambarkan sastra oleh penulis perempuan, tetapi penulis laki-laki juga telah mengambil pada perspektif penulis perempuan. Ketika menulis tentang perempuan, ada kemungkinan bahwa penulis akan menjelaskan secara berbeda tergantung pada jenis kelamin, bahasa, dan budaya.Penelitian ini merupakan upaya untuk menjawab dua pertanyaan penelitian: (1) apa saja jenis fitur bahasa yang digunakan oleh penulis penulis laki-laki dan perempuan dalam cerita pendek The Yellow Wallpaper dan A Rose for Emily. (2) Apa perbedaan antara penulis laki-laki dan perempuan penulis dalam fitur bahasa dalam cerita pendek The Yellow Wallpaper dan A Rose for Emily. Untuk menjawab pertanyaan penelitian, analisis penelitian & data berdasarkan Sosiolinguistik Pria dan representasi bahasa Perempuan yang diusulkan oleh teori Robin Lakoff.

Secara metodologis, peneliti menggunakan deskriptif kualitatif dengan desain penelitian. Data dianalisis dengan: (1) data yang diklasifikasikan berdasarkan linguistik fitur teori oleh Lakoff, (2) peneliti menganalisis data berdasarkan sepuluh kategori bahasa perempuan dan empat kategori bahasa laki-laki, (3) peneliti menggambarkan dan menjelaskan konteks data yang dipilih yang berupa kata, pernyataan atau frase.

Berdasarkan hasil analisis, peneliti menyimpulkan bahwa ada dua fitur bahasa dari fitur bahasa empat laki-laki yang digunakan oleh penulis penulis laki-laki di cerita pendek A Rose for Emily, yaitu Interupsi dan Perintah. Sementara itu, ada tiga fitur bahasa dari fitur bahasa sepuluh perempuan yang digunakan oleh penulis perempuan di The Yellow Wallpaper, yaitu leksikal Hedges, Intensifier dan Adjective Empty.

Akhirnya, berdasarkan temuan tersebut di atas, peneliti menyarankan para peneliti berikutnya supaya peneliti selanjutnya menggunakan teori seperti Deborah Tannen (1975) dan Robin Lakoff {1975} dari perbedaan antara bahasa penulis laki-laki dan perempuan untuk memberikan informasi mendalam tentang perbedaan gender untuk memperkuat teori Lakoff ini.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Sari, Rina
Keywords: Gender Differences; Language Feature; Male and Female Language; Perbedaan Gender; Fitur Bahasa; Bahasa Laki-laki dan Perempuan
Departement: Fakultas Humaniora > Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Dian Anesti
Date Deposited: 25 Dec 2016 13:30
Last Modified: 25 Dec 2016 13:30
URI: http://etheses.uin-malang.ac.id/id/eprint/5493

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