Language shift in The Bourne Identity movie

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Mubayyanah, Siti (2018) Language shift in The Bourne Identity movie. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study aimed to investigate language shifting among characters in The Bourne Identity movie. The study attempted to explore the characters’ languages use, contexts that influence characters’ languages use and factors that influence characters’ language shift. In order to achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher selected characters’ utterances that considered within language shifting. The primary instrument of this study is the researcher self who directly and actively participant in data collection and analysis. The results showed 5 languages that is used by characters: English, Dutch, French, German, and Italian. In choosing language that is used to shift the other language influence by the contexts: participant (the addressee or listener of the conversation), setting (the place, where the conversation occur between characters), key (tone and manner of Marie’s utterance which express her peevish). Then, characters’ language shift was influenced by three factors: social factor (when characters shift their language to communicate with other characters who has different language), economic factor (the characters who play a role as worker shift their language to their customer language in order to give good service), demographic factor (the character who play a role as immigrant in Paris, Jason, shift his language to his new town language, French).


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Mubayyanah, Sitioebaiy_elfaury@yahoo.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Kesusastraan > Kesusastraan Inggris
Keywords: Language shift; movie; The Bourne Identity
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Mubayyanah Siti
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2018 07:29
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2018 07:29

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