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RAMADINATA, AFRI (2013) AN ANALYSIS OF SWEAR WORDS USED IN "EMINEM" SONG LYRICS. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Music is popular language in the world. Music and components, such as sound in rhythm, harmony and lyrics, which are the sound and composition is familiar for people in the world. Everybody who likes music knows that music has power to transfer the ideas and emotions. There are many famous musicians who make a song from their own experiences, so that they produce a good lyric to transfer their ideas and emotions. Several musicians try to make a unique and different from each other's in their song lyrics, for example Eminem that used the swear words to representative his felling when angry, happy, or sad in his song lyric with hip-hop genre. Because by using that word he fell satisfied with the problem that past in his life without considering that he can solve it or not, and in every album that he released also became controversial, especially in his country. In this research, the researcher analysis; 1) What are the categories of swear words used in Eminem song lyrics? 2) What are the meaning of swear words used in Eminem song lyrics? And purpose of this research are; 1) To analyze the categories of swear words used in Eminem song lyrics. 2) To know the meaning of swear words used in Eminem song lyrics. The researcher used descriptive qualitative design and objective approach. The subject of this research was Eminem song lyrics. The researcher did not use population and sample because this research does not meant the research to be generalized. The result of this research showed they are seven categories of swear words that Eminem mostly used: copulative terms, excretory terms, human genital terms, sexual irregularities terms, mother in law terms, animal terms, and death. Besides that, in every swear words has different meanings; for example in the word "Pussy", it is classified into human genital terms because "pussy" it refers to organ sex of human being for the reproduction system to the next generation. The word "fuck" categorized into copulative terms and, the meaning of this word was related to the sexual intercourse between men and woman.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Fatimah Azzahra
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2016 03:20
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2018 02:53

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