Swear Words in French : Analysis of Social Class and Gender

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Title Swear Words in French : Analysis of Social Class and Gender
 
Creator Sajarwa, Sajarwa
 
Subject french swear words; social class; gender
 
Description Swear words utterances in French are used as a mean to express emotion that have various functions, both personal or social. The swear words represent social group and gender. This research uses descriptive-interpretative method which data taken from two French novels with different social class background. The research results show that in upper social group, the swear words deliver indirectly, meanwhile in lower social group, the swear words express directly to the party that being cursed. Both social groups use professions as verbal abuse, however the upper social group also uses ethnicity as swear words. Through the swear words, the upper class group preserve their social status from generation to generation. From the gender perspective, men and women both use swear words refer to genitals. Men have more variation of swear words usage.
 
Publisher Pusat Kajian Humaniora FBS Universitas Negeri Padang
 
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Date 2021-11-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ejournal.unp.ac.id/index.php/humanus/article/view/111969
10.24036/humanus.v20i2.111969
 
Source HUMANUS; Vol 20, No 2 (2021); 139-152
Humanus; Vol 20, No 2 (2021); 139-152
2528-3936
1410-8062
10.24036/humanus.v20i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ejournal.unp.ac.id/index.php/humanus/article/view/111969/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Humanus
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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