HUMOR GENERATION IN THE UTTERANCES OF HUMOROUS TALK SHOW

Manalu, Luhetri Muhdalifa (2016) HUMOR GENERATION IN THE UTTERANCES OF HUMOROUS TALK SHOW. Masters thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

This study deals with the humor generation in utterances of humorous talk show. The objectives of the study are to find out the ways of humor generation in humorous talk show created and the reasons why the utterances generate in the way they do. This research was conducted by descriptive qualitative design. The data were obtained from the downloaded videos and then they were transcribed. The data were humorous talk show taken from Indonesia Lawak Klub (ILK) of Trans 7 and Sentilan Sentilun of Metro TV. The humorous talk show is regarding as the programs of television intended to amuse the television watchers so that the program is usually blended by humor as the main points to provoke laughter and entertain the audience by highlighting the funny, easy going and relaxed atmosphere. The idea behind the humorous talk show is to make the viewer feel comfortable and unwind them after the long day activities. The findings showed that ways of humor generation found in the humorous talk show are incongruity way and superiority way while relief way was not found. The superiority way is the dominant way of humor generation in humorous talk shows and the second one was incongruity way. Concerning to incongruity way, the result of the data analysis showed that there were two of the five levels of incongruity way were found in the study such as (1) incongruity of phonology (2) incongruity of graphology while incongruity of morphology, lexis and syntax were not found. In addition, another way of humor generation which was not found in the theory proposed was also found in the analysis namely incongruity of reference. The ways of humor generation in Indonesia Lawak Klub (ILK) talk show and Sentilan Sentilun (SS) talk show are slightly different. Humor in ILK is generated by 2 ways namely incongruity and superiority ways while humor in SS is generated by only superiority way. The underlying reasons for the ways of humor generation in humorous talk shows related to the function of humor itself. There are five functions of humor but in this humorous talk show, there are only two functions found such as aggressive function and social function. Furthermore, the topic discussion of each talk show also affects the reason for the ways of humor generation in humorous talk show. The topic of both humorous talk shows is different. ILK talk show provides widely varied issue (non-politics) while SS talk show provides dominantly politic issue.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIP
Thesis advisorSihombing, Lince196104251986012001
Thesis advisorSibarani, Berlin195706151982031005
Call Number: 808.7 Man h
Keywords: Nature of humor; Humor generation; Talkshows; Phologyl Graphology
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P101 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P87 Communication. Mass media
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana > Linguistik Terapan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mrs Siti Nurbaidah
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 02:44
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/14771

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