|Penulis Utama||:||Rosaria Dewi Meitasari|
|NIM / NIP||:||C1304037|
|Judul||:||The Myth of American Technology As A Savior and The Paradox of Human Cloning as Reflected in The Island a Film by Michael Bay|
|Imprint||:||Surakarta - FSSR - 2006|
|Sumber||:||UNS-FSSR Jur. Sastra Inggris-C.1304037-2006|
Abstrak This research focuses on the American myth of technology as a savior and its paradox in American technology. The researcher formulates two problem statements: How does the film The Island reflect the myth of American technology as a savior? And How does the film The Island reflect the paradox of human cloning in American technology?. The purposes of this research are to explain how The Island film reflects the myth of American technology as a savior and to explain how The Island reflects the paradox of human cloning in American technology. This research is a library research. The researcher answers the two problem statements by using semiotic film theory and sociological approach and supported by mythological to popular culture. This research is conducted within the boundaries of American studies. The main source of data in this research is The Island, a film, by Michael Bay that was produced by A Parkes/MacDonald in 2005 and casted by Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. The Island VCD is distributed in Indonesia by Dreamworks Distribution LLC. The main data of this research are the dialogues, character’s facial expression, characters’ attitudes and beliefs, and cinematographic elements of The Island that are related to the problem statements in this research. The supporting data of this research are The Island film script, books, articles, and the Internet’s sources that are related to the problem statements. From the analysis, the researcher draws two conclusions. First, human cloning technology in The Island reflects the myth of American technology as a savior through its plot and cinematographic elements that emphasize the important role of cloning technology for human survival. And secondly, human cloning creates a paradox for American technology.
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1. Dra. Susilorini, M.A.
|Fakultas||:||Fak. Sastra dan Seni Rupa|