Racial Prejudice in Jordan Peele’s Get Out : Movie Script

  • NILAM AYU WULANDARI Universitas Dr. Soetomo
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Abstract

An unfair generalization and assessment which is done by certain people toward the other people without knowing clearly about them, or a behaviour of hostility towards people of another race or color or of a culture is called Racial Prejudice (Meriam,  2011). The object of this study is Jordan Peele’s Get Out : Movie Script. According to Collin (2012:251), prejudice is an ingroup phenomenon; a group that is the basic target of prejudice or could be individuals that are hated or despised because of their membership in a group. Although any group can become the object of prejudice because of their racial, ethnic, and also minority groups are most often victimized. In this study the thesis writer uses the terms “Racial Prejudice.” The title of this thesis is Racial Prejudice in Jordan Peele’s Get Out: Movie Script. The purpose of the study are to find out the portrayal of the Racial Prejudices that are portrayed in the movie script, the causes of racial prejudice portrayed in the movie script and the effects of racial prejudice portrayed in the movie script.The theory used is the theory of racial prejudice stated by Schaefer. The result of this study shows the portrayal of a racial prejudices in Jordan Peele’s Get Out: Movie Script in the forms of various various symptoms. They are fear, intolerance, segregation, and hatred. The causal factors of racial prejudice are self-interest of white people, rationalizing prejudice, and white supremacy. The effect of racial prejudices in Jordan Peele’s Get Out: movie script are: stress, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, violence of human rights.

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2024-01-22