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Semantic meaning analysis in the five Coldplay’s songs

Harahap, Muhammad Rivai (2021) Semantic meaning analysis in the five Coldplay’s songs. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Padangsidimpuan.

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Semantic is the part of linguistic that is concerned in the meaning and purpose of the words. Lexical Relation is strongly connected to the paradigmatic relations. It is based on the idea which lexemes can subtitute for another in the same context. Figurative language is a language that uses words creatively. By knowing it, listeners 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 types of lexical relations and figurative language, also describe the meaning of Coldplay’s songs. In this study, the researcher reports five song lyrics as data. This research uses qualitative research. The data source takes from all the lyrics of the songs Yellow, The Scientist, Fix you, Paradise and A Sky Full of Stars . The data analysis used the following steps: prepare the data for analysis, understanding the data the identifying the data started by reading the songs lyric that determined which belong to lexical relation or Figurative language and classifying and the last describe the data. From the results of data analysis of the 5 Coldplay’s songs, the researcher found every lexical relations like synonym, antonym, hyponym and homonym. There are 25 lyrics that contain figurative language, of the 25 lyrics there are 4 types of figurative language. They are Hyperbole, Personification, Simile, and Metaphor. The percentage of each figurative language contained in Coldplay’s selected of songs is 18 lyrics containing Metaphor types, 5 lyrics containing Personification or symbol types, 2 lyrics containing Hyperbole types, and 1 lyrics containing Simile types.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisors: Eka Sustri Harida, M.Pd dan Sri Rahmadhani Siregar, M.Pd.
Keywords: Semantic; Lexical relations; Figurative language
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: 10 Nov 2021 02:27
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2022 03:03
URI: http://etd.iain-padangsidimpuan.ac.id/id/eprint/7204

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