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THE ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN SHAWN MENDES'S SONG LYRIC

Handayani, Wati (2017) THE ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN SHAWN MENDES'S SONG LYRIC. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

In literary works, figurative language is unavoidable because it flavours the work more beautiful and interesting. Most language in figurative languages has many kinds of meaning because the word do not have single object. There are some categories in figurative language those have been made by some experts. Figurative language is usually used to make a lyric of song more interesting and unique. The purposes of this study were to: 1) Identify the types of figurative languages in Stitches song lyric by Shawn Mendes in Handwritten Album. 2) Identify the meaning of figurative languages in Stitches song lyric by Shawn Mendes. This research was a qualitative study because this study about the kind of figurative language and the meaning of figurative in Shawn Mendes song tittle 'Stitches' in album Handwritten. In this research, the researcher used objective approach to analyze the lyric and also uses popular culture document as the instrument because song lyrics is created for commercial purposes to entertain the people. Based on the research finding, the writer found some figurative languages in the Stitches song lyric by Shawn Mendes. They were hyperbole, metaphor and repetition. Hyperbole make Shawn Mendes's song has dramatic effect about sadness after break up with his lovely girl. Metaphors help Shawn Mendes's releasing his feeling after a bad break up and just wants to be happy. And the last is repetition shows us how important the girl is to him, and how important she is. The repetition could also mean that he thinks about her constantly and she is the only cure for his broken heart.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Ida Fitriani Noor
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2017 02:31
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2018 09:52
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/35773

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