CHARACTERIZATION ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS OF “ FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER” MOVIE BY ANGELINA JOLIE

  • Trisnian Ifianti IKIP Budi Utomo Malang
  • Anita Kurnia Rahman IKIP Budi Utomo Malang
Keywords: Analysis, Character, characterization

Abstract

Literary work, especially film, gives life a lot of inspiration. Movie makes the reader aware that the story that happens in a movie is a reflection of a real life. Characters are people in narratives, and characterization explains things done by a character. Moreover, there are several reasons why the writer studied characterization of the main character in “The Social Network” Movie Script, First, the writer is interested in studying literature about movie,  this movie has remarkable characters. Second, this movie can give inspiration to all people about fight against arbitrariness and peacefull campaign. Statements of the research problem are: 1) What is the physical appearance of the main characters? 2) How is the personality of the main characters? 3) How is the social status of the main characters? 4) How is the social relationship of the main characters? The purpose of this analysis is to explain: 1) the physical appearance of the main characters, 2) the personality of the main characters, 3) the social status of the main characters, 4) the main characters’ social relationship. The approach used in this analysis is qualitative research, the research data are all phrases and dialogs between characters in the film that are linked to character characterization. The results of this research show that the main characters Loung Ung and Pa/ Mr. Ung have made a great contribution to the plot. Characterization is about the physical appearance, personality, social status and social relationship of the main characters. Loung Ung’s physical appearance are little girl,  slender build, average hair, caramel skin. Pa/ Mr. Ung physical appearances are average build, male, moon shape eyes, and caramel skin. Both of the main character have brave personalities, love and care, and love the whole family. For the social status they are moderate family and live in apartement in the city . Pa/ Mr.Ung is well educated person because he is an officer. Pa/ Mr.Ung has a good social relationship with the people surrounding, but Loung Ung doesn’t have a good social relationship with the people surrounding her because she is passive.

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Published
2020-02-22
How to Cite
Ifianti, T., & Rahman, A. (2020). CHARACTERIZATION ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS OF “ FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER” MOVIE BY ANGELINA JOLIE. Journey (Journal of English Language and Pedagogy), 3(1), 19-25. https://doi.org/10.33503/journey.v3i1.708
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