AN ANALYSIS OF MORAL VALUES IN THE MOVIE “COCO”

Chairina Nasir, Iskandar Abdul Samad, Tria Maisal Jannah, Eda Suhana Sharudin

Abstract


The most important thing we learn from experiences, events or even from stories is moral values. Moral are related to good and bad things for a human to change in his/her life. This research is a literary study on moral values in the movie "Coco". It aims at identifying and describing the types of moral values in the movie, by applying a descriptive qualitative method. This study employed the framework of moral values as suggested by Linda and Eyre (1993). The subject of this research is the “Coco” movie and the moral values are the objects. The findings of this research show that there are nine types of moral values found in the "Coco" movie. They are honesty, courage, peace of ability, self-confidence and potential, loyalty and dependability, respect, love and affection, unselfishness and sensitivity, and finally, kindness and friendliness. The love and affection type are dominantly used by the characters in this movie rather than the other types. All the data were determined by the context of the situation in the movie.


Keywords


Moral values; literary study; movie

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