Pros and Cons of Swearing among Girls in Surabaya

Sugita, Nabila Meidy and Damanhuri, Adam and Tallapessy, Albert (2022) Pros and Cons of Swearing among Girls in Surabaya. In: 4th International Seminar on Language, Art, and Literature Education (ISLALE), 24 November 2022, Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni - Universitas Negeri Medan.

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This study investigates the types of swear words used by Surabaya girls, the situations they swear, and the causes for their swearing. This study involved thirty-one respondents who live or stay in Surabaya. In terms of the method of this study, this study used a qualitative method to present the data.
The data for this research was collected using a questionnaire technique. The findings showed that the types of swear words commonly used among girls in Surabaya are idiomatic, abusive, emphatic, and cathartic. In terms of the
situation, this study found that girls used swearwords in various situations, including annoyed, mad, joking, shocked, frustrated, emphasizing something, happy, and excited. Meanwhile, the causes of girls swearing are spontaneous,
to express emotions and the influence of surroundings. This study shows that girl's most frequently swear words in Surabaya are weaker. Lastly, they tend to swear when they experience negative feelings or emotions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Swearing; Gender; Girl; Surabaya
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P101 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P375 Linguistic geography
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P99.5 Nonverbal communication
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni
Depositing User: Mrs Elsya Fitri Utami
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2023 06:46
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2023 06:46

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