REPRESENTATIONS OF ISLAM IN PETER BERG’S: THE KINGDOM

SIAMBADA , ARIO PUTRA (2010) REPRESENTATIONS OF ISLAM IN PETER BERG’S: THE KINGDOM. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta .

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Abstract

The major problem of this study is to describe how the representation of Islam reflected in The Kingdom by Peter Berg. The objectives of the study are to analyze the structural elements of The Kingdom movie and to analyze the relation between the movie and the social background of American society in 2001 until the end of 2007 based on sociological approach. In conducting this study, the researcher uses qualitative method in which data are based on the primary data source; The Kingdom movie. While the secondary data sources are the movie script of The Kingdom and some reviews of the movie which are collected from various source and also other data which deal with the study. In analyzing the data, the researcher applies two approaches. The first is structural analysis used to analyze the structural elements of the movie. The second is sociological approach which is used to analyze the relation between the movie and the social life of the Americans. The result of the analysis is as follows. First, it is evident that in this movie, Peter Berg wants to convey a moral message that although some terrorists are Muslims but they do not represent all Muslim. Second, this movie is a reflection of the social realities of the American in the first decade of the twenty first century. This movie, Peter Berg criticizes the frequently misunderstood concepts of Muslim and terrorist.

Item Type: Karya ilmiah (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: The Kingdom movie, representation, Islam, the Americans, a sociological approach
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Gatiningsih Gatiningsih
Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 08:49
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2010 05:12
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/7166

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