DEPICTION OF PRINCESS MERIDA IN DISNEY PRINCESS MOVIE “BRAVE” DIRECTED BY MARK ANDREWS AND BRENDA CHAPMAN
Matresia Apriliana (2018). Depiction of Princess Merida in Disney Princess Movie “Brave” Directed By Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman. Thesis. Jakarta: English Literature Sekolah Tinggi Bahasa Asing (STIBA) – IEC Jakarta.
This thesis discusses the Depiction of Princess Merida. The objectives of the research are to find out what the kind of characteristics that represent Princess Merida and to find out how do the characteristics of Princess Merida become special from other Disney Princesses. Qualitative method is used in this research. The Data of this research are the words, sentences and dialogue. The primary sources used the movie DVD, script of the movie and the secondary sources used the journals, books/e-books, magazine and article. The writer explains the research question by following the focus of the study that is analyzing the characteristic of Princess Merida to see how princess represented through her: (1) The kind of characteristics that represent Princess Merida, (2) The characteristics of Princess Merida become special from other Disney Princesses. Based on the data analysis, the researcher found the kind of characteristics that represent Princess Merida such as fearless, caring, stubborn, reckless, mature and responsible. The second is the characteristics of Princess Merida become special from other Disney Princesses such as Princess Merida as an independent, inattentive and unconventional princess.Keywords : Representation, Depiction, Disney, Princess, Character