Penulis Utama : Diah Nur Aini
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Tahun : 2009
Judul : Legally Blonde: A Challenge on Blonde Stereotype
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Imprint : Surakarta - FSSR - 2009
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Sumber : UNS-FSSR Jur. Sastra Inggris-C.0301022-2009
Subyek : FIKSI
Jenis Dokumen : Skripsi
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Abstrak : This research is aimed to explain how Legally Blonde the Movie Challenges Blonde Stereotype. The research is a library research in the form of descriptive-qualitative in which the source of data is the original film of Legally Blonde directed by Robert Luketic. The main data consists of dialogues, attitudes, body languages, facial expressions, setting of time and place, and also the cinematic elements of the film which are significant with blonde stereotype as the issue. While the supporting data were taken from the reference books, website, articles and criticism from the internet which relates with Legally Blonde film and blonde stereotype as the object of this research to answer the problem statements. In the case of American Studies, this research is an interdisciplinary study which needs some fundamental theory to search the relation between the work of art and the experiences of American life related to the problem statements. Semiotic Film Theory and Sociological Approach are used in this research. After doing the analysis, it reveals that blonde women is stereotyped as having more fun and dumb by the society. This label is following blonde women’s life and resulted to inappropriate treatments. The unfair treatments are damaging blonde’s social life and endanger their career prospect. Legally Blonde movie is adopted the idea of blonde women stereotype. This movie is using blonde woman as main character named Elle Woods. Elle Woods is a blonde woman who wants to be considered as a serious person by entering Harvard Law School. In Harvard, everybody treated her inappropriately because of her blonde hair and appearance. People in Harvard think that Elle is just like the stereotype of blonde women. She is confirming the idea of blonde women at the first time. But in the end, she challenges the blonde stereotype through some actions. She wants to change people’s opinion toward her by studying hard. She wants to prove that she is as smart as any other students. At first she gets rejection and denial toward her brain’s capacity. But then she can prove that she is as smart as any other students by winning a murder trial. She wins the murder trial because of her knowledge in hair care treatments. In the end, she gets all that she wants. She gets a smart handsome boyfriend named Emmet Richmond and friends named Vivian Kensington who at first becomes her rival in love and law school. She also gets a job offer from a Prestigious Law Firm on Boston.
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chapter I.pdf
chapter II.pdf
chapter IV.pdf
bibiliography.pdf
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Pembimbing : 1. Dra. Endang Sri Astuti, MS
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Fakultas : Fak. Sastra dan Seni Rupa