The use of language features between men and women on Youtube Vlog

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Nabilah, Rif'atul Farizati (2019) The use of language features between men and women on Youtube Vlog. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study focuses on analyzing language features of men and women on Youtubevlog. It is chosen because the way how men and women convey their utterances showed their linguistic characteristic. Therefore, the aim of this research was to answer what types of men and women’s language features on Youtube vlog and the purpose of those features used by them. Besides, the research was conducted by using descriptive qualitative method. The data were analyzed by identifying and classifying the seven types of language features defined by Coates. The findings showed that there were only five features that have classified as men and women’s language features used by both men and women on YoutubeVlog. They are hedges, compliments, commands and directs, questions, and swear and taboo word. While the other language features were not found such as tag question and minimal response. Besides, the emergence of every feature had been found is different. In Men’s YoutubeVlog, the total of language features that emerged is 219 times. Those are 144 times of hedges, 45 times of compliments, 6 times of questions, 14 times of command and directs, 2 times of swear and taboo. While in women’s Youtubevlog, the research found there are 211 features used by women on Youtubevlog. The features are 154 times of hedges, 35 times of compliments, 19 times of command and directs, 10 times of questions, one of swear and taboo word. The most frequent features used by both men and women is hedges. Then, the purpose of using language features are Hedges to mitigate or decrease the strength of statement, Compliments to express feeling and admiration toward something, Command and directs are to persuade or involve the viewer on their vlog, Questions are to catch the viewer’s attention so the discussion keep going on to the addressee, and Swear and Taboo word to express annoying feeling.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Nabilah, Rif'atul Farizatifarizati.nabilah16@gmail.comA03215017
Thesis advisorFidiyanti, Murnimurni1fidiyanti@yahoo.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: Language feature, language and gender, men language, women language, youtubevlog
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Nabilah Rif'atul Farizati
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2019 06:48
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 06:48

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