Pragmatics Study Essay

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SEPARATION OF HUMANITY IN DIFFERENT RELIGION VIC SARIN’S PARTITION MOVIE (2007): SOCIOLOGY OF LITERATURE Submitted as a final examination of literary theory Lecture: Drs. M. Thoyibi, M.S. By: vie S 200 110 020 MAGISTER ENGLISH LANGUAGE MUHAMMADIYAH UNIVERSITY OF SURAKARTA 2012 SEPARATION OF HUMANITY IN DIFFERENT RELIGION VIC SARIN’S PARTITION MOVIE (2007): SOCIOLOGY OF LITERATURE 1. Background Partition is a drama film in 2007 directed by Vic Sarin, written by Patricia Finn and Vic Sarin. This movie was first released on February 02, 2007 in Canada. The duration of this movie is 108 minutes or one hour forty eight minutes. This movie based on the partition of India set in 1947. The location of this movie are in New Delhi, Sirsa (Punjab), Lahore, Kasur and England. This movie uses English language. The main theme of Partition movie is about the region separation. It is caused by religion difference between Moslems in Pakistan and Hindus and Sikhs in India. The problem is very interesting to be analyzed because its historical of this movie creates awareness and dialogue around the theme. This problem happens since the independence of India and Pakistan in 1947. While the independence from the British Empire and division of the colony into the free states of India and Pakistan is a matter of celebration, the politic and division of the country also resulted the violence in the largest mass migrations on the border between the newly independent states in the 20th Century and in the deaths and assaults of more than 1,000,000 of migrants in the process. (http://www.imdb.com) In the Partition movie begins when Gyan Singh and Avtar are officers with the Indian Army serving under the command of Andrew Stilwell, who lives with his sister, Margaret, in New Delhi, In Burma where Andrew is killed. Both Gyan and Avtar

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