AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE PRESENTED AT "ST JIMMY" SONG LYRIC

DWI SUSANTO, ERY (2008) AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE PRESENTED AT "ST JIMMY" SONG LYRIC. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

This study concerned with the discussion of English song’s lyric which was sung by Green Day. This study analyzed two problems (1) What kinds of figurative language are used at “St. Jimmy” song lyric? (2) What are the meanings of those figurative languages? The purpose of the study was to answer the problems proposed. This research belonged to descriptive research design. In addition, this study used the objective approach. The object of the study was “St. Jimmy” song lyric by Green Day especially in form of figurative language and meaning of figurative language. The research finding showed that Green Day used six kinds of figurative language. More specially, he used one simile, three euphemisms, one allusion, one metonymy, one metaphor, and one irony. The song told us about the life of St. Jimmy who was an ideal punk rocker. He used figurative language in order to embellish the song and exaggerate the feeling that the composer waned to express.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Anggit Aldila
Date Deposited: 02 May 2012 02:06
Last Modified: 02 May 2012 02:06
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/3690

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