An Analysis Of Character’s Iconography In Marvel: The Avengers Film By Using Mythological Aspect

Kabul Budi Santoso, . and Yan Ardian, . (2013) An Analysis Of Character’s Iconography In Marvel: The Avengers Film By Using Mythological Aspect. Paradigma Lingua, Jurnal Penelitian Bahasa dan Sastra, II (1). pp. 66-87. ISSN 2303-2308

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to find out the main characters’ iconography in film Marvel: The Avengers then illustrate the images of the main characters seen from mythological aspect. The three main characters analyzed are: Iron Man, Thor and Captain America. The research method used in this study is descriptive-qualitative. Description of the main characters’ iconography are identified and classified through the pieces of scenes and dialogues which collected from the film itself. Some results found that Iron Man’s icon is Metal Suit, Thor’s icon is Hammer, and Captain America’s icon is American Flag. The image that illustrated from Iron Man’s icon is Technology, Thor’s icon illustrated the Power of God, and Captain America’s icon illustrated Patriotism. This study demonstrated that the reference to an intrinsic element of film, iconography, can be used as a medium of analysis to illustrate the images as the messages implied that can be revealed through the mythological aspect of literary criticism. Keywords: Literature, Film analysis, Characters’ iconography, Mythological.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Depositing User: Admin Perpustakaan UNPAM
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2016 07:39
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2016 07:39
URI: http://eprints.unpam.ac.id/id/eprint/1507

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