ELLIPIS IN OCEAN’S ELEVEN MOVIE

Ester Br. Tarigan and Immanuel Prasetya Gintings

Abstract


This study deals with ellipsis in Ocean’s Eleven movie. The objectives of this study
are to describe the types of ellipsis and the cause of ellipsis within the movie. the
method of research is library research by reading some books related to this study.
The data of this research are divided into 2, the data for research problem no. 1 are
taken from conversation that have been chosen from some scenes and the data for
research problem no. 2 are taken from transcript of characters of different profession
(robbers and entrepreneurs). The technique of analyzing data is documentary
technique, for research problem no. 1 the techniques are identifying the data,
classifying the data and counting the occurrence of ellipsis and for research problem
no.2 the techniques are identifying the data, counting the number of ellipsis by each
profession and finding out the cause of ellipsis. The findings of research problem
no.1 showed that the three types of ellipsis are used in the movie namely: (1).
Nominal ellipsis (34.8%), (2). Verbal ellipsis (2.2%), (3). Clausal ellipsis (63,0%).
The findings of research problem no.2 showed that the use of ellipsis by the robbers
is about (64%) and the entrepreneur is about (36%). By this finding can be concluded
that ellipsis can be caused by one’s profession related to the purpose.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24114/jalu.v4i3.6681

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