publication . Article . 2017

Conversational Styles and Misunderstanding in Cross-Sex Conversations in He’s Just Not That into You Movie

Ayu Nyoman Aryani;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: LLT Journal: A Journal on Language and Language Teaching (issn: 1410-7201, eissn: 2579-9533, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Sanata Dharma
Abstract
Conversation is a social interaction among societies. In this case, gender differences in daily communication lead to men’s and women’s different point of views in performing styles of the conversations. Misunderstanding is likely to occur in crosssex conversations when the idea or thought are understood differently by men and women. This study was intended to analyze the use of conversational styles by men and women and also investigate the misunderstanding phenomena that happened in cross-sex conversations. The researcher identified that the conversational styles used by Alex as a male character in the cross-sex conversations were qualifiers, controlling the t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Education (General), L7-991, Language and Literature, P, Philology. Linguistics, P1-1091
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