عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study is an investigation of type and amount of taboo application in Rosvaee, Asre yakhbandan, and Ab va Atash Iranian cinematic films. Taboos are words and expressions which have unpleasant meaning and the member of society avoids using them directly. This study wants to investigate the application of taboo and its relation with gender. This work is a kind of content analysis, corpus base study. The corpus of the study composed of actors/actress dialogues in these three films. 84 taboos were found which have been analyzed by content analysis with the help of SPSS and t-statistic used for investigation.
The results show that among different kind of taboo, like general, animals, family and etc., general taboos have the highest rate of application and animals, family and disease have the lowest one. Besides, there is no significant relation between gender and the use of taboo. Which means the males and females used the same amount of them. But the only difference is about the type of taboos used by males and females. Females mostly used the animals, but males mostly used general taboos. Besides, males never used of taboo related to diseases.