Semiotic Analysis of a Media Text The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Roszainora Setia, Maziana Osman, Shazila Abdullah, Kamaruzaman Jusoff


The Lord of the Rings movie by Peter Jackson was an interesting genre for semiotic analysis. This brief analysis was looking at the manner of intertextuality, style and form, as well as a syntagmatic analysis. It also discussed the aspect of signs and the signified. The signs employed by filmmaker Peter Jackson in constructing this media text can be categorized into social codes, technical codes and representational codes.
Key words: Semiotic; Analysis; Lord of the Rings; Fellowship
Résumé: Le film Le Seigneur des Anneaux de Peter Jackson est un cas intéressant pour l'analyse sémiotique. Cette analyse brève se penche sur la manière de l'intertextualité, le style et la forme, ainsi qu’une analyse syntagmatique. Elle a aussi examiné l'aspect de la signalisation et des signifiés. Les signes employés par le cinéaste Peter Jackson dans la construction de ce média texte peuvent être classés dans les codes sociaux, les codes techniques et les codes de représentation.
Mots-Clés: sémiotique; analyses; Le Seigneur des Anneaux; communauté

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