E3S Web Conf.
Volume 73, 2018The 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Information Pattern Development, Language, and Media|
|Published online||21 December 2018|
Cultural Development through Language Styles and Expression of Teenage Girls Identity in Indonesian Teen lit Novel Me Versus High Heels by Maria Ardelia
1 Department of Indonesian Literature, Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
2 Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
3 Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, Indonsia University, Jakarta - Indonesia
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In Indonesian teen lit novels, the lifestyle of teenage girls can be interpreted from their way and style of communication, namely the way and style of using language. From the many means of self-disclosure as anevidence of the very distinctive existence of teenager is the language. For teenager, language is not just a communication tool serving to achieve understanding, but also as a symbol of identity: education, social status, economic status, hobby, groups, communities, and social environment. In a teenage social environment, the language determines the process, type, and form of interaction-communication that affects the acceptability or social arbitrariness. As a result, each individual teenager strives to adjust his or her use of “gaul” (slang) language to achieve the acceptability.
Key words: style / language system / identity / teen-lit
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