• Ni Putu Putri Angelia Universitas Warmadewa
  • Agus Darma Yoga Pratama Universitas Warmadewa
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Keywords: women language features; audiovisual; expression


This research aimed to find out women’s language features that used by female characters in Bridgerton series and how expressions affect in women language. This research used Lakoff’s theory (1975) on women’s language features and Baker’s theory (2001) on semiotic channels. This research was using descriptive qualitative method and used note-taking as a technique to find the data. There were nine out of ten types of women language features used by female characters in Bridgerton Series. From ten women’s language features mentioned by Lakoff (1975), only nine women's language features appeared in Bridgerton series. Based on the research, lexical hedges or filler became the dominant type of women’s language features uttered in this drama, From ten women’s language features mentioned by Lakoff (1975), only nine women's language features appeared in Bridgerton series. They are lexical hedges or fillers (34),   tag question (4), rising intonation on declaratives (16), empty adjectives (11), intensifiers (5), hypercorrect grammar (4), super polite forms (7), avoid to use strong or swear words (9), and emphatic stress (7). The lexical hedges or fillers feature is most often used by the female characters in this drama, because they need         time to express their feelings so that the conversation keep going.


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How to Cite
Angelia, N. P. P., & Pratama, A. D. Y. (2023). LANGUAGE BY GENDER IN AUDIOVISUAL ON BRIDGERTON SERIES. IJOTL-TL: Indonesian Journal of Language Teaching and Linguistics, 8(1), 24-49.