eScience Humanity Journal <p>eScience Humanity Journal is a social and humanities journal that can be used by researchers both in educational and public institutions. This journal is published twice each year in November and May.</p> <p> </p> en-US (Ferri Yonantha) (Tomi Arianto) Thu, 30 Nov 2023 09:59:23 +0000 OJS 60 English Taboo Language in “Wade” Movie <p><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">The goa</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">l of this qualitative research wa</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">s to identify the types and function of taboo language used by the c</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">haracters in the "Wade</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">" </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">movie. This research </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">applied the theories of </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">Ba</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">t</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">tistella</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15"> (2005) to identify the types of taboo language. The data were taken from all of the characters' taboo language-expressing utterances. This study used the observational method and non- participatory technique</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15"> by using </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">Sudaryanto's</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15"> (2015) </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">theory to gather data. This research used identity method data and referential competence in equalizing technique (</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">Sudaryanto</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">, 201</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">5). The findings of this study were</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15"> presented as follows. First, the characters in the Wade movie use four different sorts of taboo language. They </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">were</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15"> obscenity, vulgarity, profanity, and epithet. Obscenity, epithets, vulgarity, and profanity </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">were</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15"> the most often utilized taboos, accounting for 12 of the 30 data points from the Wade m</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">ovie. Second, the movie Wade had</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15"> 30 instances of four prohibited langu</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">age functions. Profanity appeared as the lat</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">est. The reason for the seven instances of scorn, the twelve instances of self-promotion, the six instances of provocativeness, and the two </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">instances of mocking authority wa</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">s that the major theme of the fi</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">lm is a romantic comedy, which was not critici</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">zed much to the inst</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">it</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">ution such as government </span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">and organiz</span></span><span class="s9"><span class="bumpedFont15">ation in society.</span></span></p> lamsahat Silalahi, Ambalegin Ambalegin Copyright (c) 2023 eScience Humanity Journal Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000 An Analysis of Flouting Maxims in “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” Movie: Pragmatics Approach <p>This qualitative research studied the types of flouting maxims that appeared in <em>Sonic the Hedgehog 2</em> movie. The initial idea of the research comes from the fact that movie often represents linguistic phenomenon including flouting maxims that is done with purpose or intention. In studying this phenomenon, this research approached the data source using Pragmatics and applies Grice’s theory of flouting maxim to help explaining the phenomenon. This article collects the relevant utterances using non-participation observation and analyzes them by using Pragmatic Identity Method (Sudaryanto, 2015). The research identified 15 utterances where 7 of them are flouting maxim of relation, 4 of them are flouting maxim of manner, 2 of them are flouting maxim of quality, and 2 of them are flouting maxim of quantity. Most of the flouting maxims are done for the purpose of warning, emphasizing, or letting the other know that their statement is ridiculous.</p> Putri Melania, Zia Hisni Mubarak Copyright (c) 2023 eScience Humanity Journal Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Forms of Directive Illocutionary Acts in Steve TV Show: A Pragmatic Analysis <p>Language analysis involves examining various aspects of a language, such as its structure, meaning, and usage, to understand how it works and how people use it to communicate. The purpose of this research aimed to ascertain the acts and forms of directive acts on “Steve TV Show” YouTube Channel. The data were analyzed by using Searle (1979) directive acts theory and forms of directive acts Theorized by Kreidler (1998). This descriptive qualitative research used an observational and non- participatory technique. The researcher gathered data by viewing the episodes and that the researcher did not participate in the show. This research employed the pragmatic identity method and the pragmatic competence-in-equalizing technique to analyze the data. This research discovered three forms of directive acts: declarative, imperative, and interrogative. The acts are request, ask, tell, command, order, and suggest. The form of interrogative mostly found because the Talk Show telling about Interview a guest.</p> Roby Octo Aritonang, Ambalegin ambalegin Copyright (c) 2023 eScience Humanity Journal Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Analisis Kesalahan Penulisan Bahasa Indonesia Pada Media Sosial <p>Indonesian is the most effective language used in communication. Language has a very important role when conveying information. In the communication process, the obstacle that often occurs in the communication process is the lack of language skills. Usually, the form of language skills is due to language errors. These language errors are very common in our environment, namely errors in newspapers, magazines, banners, television, social media, theses, and so on. The method used in this study is a qualitative method. Which aims to explain a phenomenon in depth and is carried out by collecting data as depply as possible. What is meants by the descriptive method is a pr. The results of this study found many writing errors that were not based on Indonesian spelling guidelines. Of course, the error is found on social media, namely writing errors on gojek, instagram, where the writing does not use capital letters.</p> Dewi Naluri Afriyanti, Yunisa Oktavia Copyright (c) 2023 eScience Humanity Journal Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000 The Analysis of Rhetorical Styles of World Figures in Public Speaking <p>This research aims to reveal various rhetorical styles of world figures when delivering their orations/speeches in front of the public from a language style perspective. This research uses a figurative language approach as a theoretical concept. Figurative language is language that "symbolizes" a typical way of expressing thoughts and feelings in mental or verbal form. Abrams (2010) stated that figurative language is part of language style in the form of rhetoric. By using a qualitative descriptive approach, this research reveals several speeches by world figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, and Soekarno. The results of this research showed that world figures apply a distinctive rhetorical style but can be traced using the styles of Anaphora, Parallelism, Hetorical Questions, Metaphor, Tricolon, Antithesis, Epistrophe, Pathos, Allusion, and Litotes.</p> Tomi Arianto, Septriani Septriani Copyright (c) 2023 eScience Humanity Journal Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000 The Commissive Acts in Joe Biden’s Inauguration Speech <p>The commissive acts in the inauguration speech by Joe Biden were identified in this descriptive qualitative research. The data used Cruse (2006) theory to analyze the types of commissive act. The data for this research was collected by using an observational method and a non-participation technique. Then, the data was analyzed using the pragmatic identity method and pragmatic competence in equalizing. The researchers identified in 15 utterances that uttered by Joe Biden in the presidential inauguration speech. The utterances consisted of 5 types of commissive acts. Those were 5 acts of promising, 1 act of offering, 3 acts of vowing, 2 acts of contracting, and 4 acts of pledging. Furthermore, from all those types, the acts of promising became the most dominant among the other types of commissive act from the 15 utterances that had been identified.</p> Pijar Omar Piscesco, Ambalegin Ambalegin Copyright (c) 2023 eScience Humanity Journal Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000