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The analysis of figurative language in Maher Zain selected songs lyrics

Pasaribu, Shiyami Amini (2021) The analysis of figurative language in Maher Zain selected songs lyrics. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Padangsidimpuan.

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Abstract

Figurative language is a language that uses words creatively. Figurative language is very important for students, especially the students like songs. By knowing it, they will more easily understand the meaning of the lyrics of the song, with the lyrics can express someone's feelings or thoughts. The purpose of this research is to know the dominant types of figurative language and to describe the meaning of the figurative language of Maher Zain's selected song. In this study, the researcher reported all song lyrics as data. This research used library research. The data source is all the lyrics of the songs The Rest of My Life, Hold My Hand, Palestine Tomorrow Will Be Free, and In Syaa Allah. The data analysis used the following steps: prepare the data for analysis, read all the data, begin detailed analysis with a coding proses, use the coding process to generate a description of the setting, a final step in data analysis involves making an interpretation from the data, and conclusion. From the results of data analysis on the 4 selected songs, there are 46 lyrics that contain figurative language, from 46 lyrics there are 4 types of figurative language. They are, Hyperbole, Personification, Irony, and Metaphor. The percentage of each figurative language contained in Maher Zain's selected of songs is 47% containing Hyperbole types, 26% containing Irony types, 16% containing Personification types, and 11% containing Metaphor types.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisors: Eka Sustri Harida, M.Pd dan Fitri Rayani Siregar, M.Hum
Keywords: Figurative Language; Hyperbole; Personification; Irony; Metaphor
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) > 20040804 Semantics
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Ms Darmayanti Simamora
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2021 04:31
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2021 04:31
URI: http://etd.iain-padangsidimpuan.ac.id/id/eprint/6687

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