American Military Jargon and its Word Formation

Anggraeny, Elyn Agustia (2018) American Military Jargon and its Word Formation. Other thesis, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.

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Abstract

This study was designed to analyze the military jargon in form of word formation by The Hurt Locker movie. Furthermore, this research is aimed to see the military jargon and the meaning, and word formation process in The Hurt Locker movie. The method of this research was qualitative by using descriptive analysis technique. Selected the data were analyzed by using Word Formation’s theory by Plag. However, the writer only focused on the level of meaning that consists of seven discourse features. Those features are topics, level of abbrevation, acronym, affixation, blending, clipping, compound and conversion. The result shows that there are 18 military jargons in The Hurt Locker movie that can be divided 7 types of jargon formation, they are: 7 abbreviation, 2 acronym, 3 affixation, 1 blending, 3 clipping, 1 compounding and 1 conversion. Generally, the writer found that abbreviation is the most dominant word formation process used of military jargon in The Hurt Locker movie.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: military jargon, word formation, The Hurt Locker
Subjects: SASTRA INGGRIS > American literature
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Ilmu Pendidikan > S1 Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Asep Haikal Kurniawan S.IP., M.A
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2019 02:13
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2020 02:43
URI: http://repository.teknokrat.ac.id/id/eprint/977

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