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A STUDY ON FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE USED BY ROBERT CORMIER IN THE NOVEL “AFTER THE FIRST DEATH”

Purwoadhi, Jaka Wahyu (2018) A STUDY ON FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE USED BY ROBERT CORMIER IN THE NOVEL “AFTER THE FIRST DEATH”. Bachelors Degree (S1) thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Novel is one form of Literature. Many elements of the novel one the element is Figurative Language. Figurative language in novel affords readers imaginative pleasure of literary works, it is a way of bringing additional imagery into verse, making the abstract concrete, making literary works more sensuous. Figurative language can make novel become more interesting to read but sometimes it can make the reader confused. From that explanation the researcher interested to conduct research about figurative language in novel with determine a title “A Study on Figurative Language Used by Robert Cormier in the novel “After the First Death”. The reseacher choose this novel because not many reseacher conduct reseach about this novel. This novel published by Cornelsen Verlag in 2000. The purpose of this study was to identify the types of figurative language found in “After the First Death”, and explains the meaning of each figurative language found in “After the First Death” novel. This study used descriptive qualitative research design. The object of this study was the novel “After the First Death” written by Robert Cormier. Objective approach is used in this novel because the reseacher investigated the novel without relating to the author’s life, audience, and the environing world. The data of this study is every sentence and phrase that contains figurative language. After analyzing the data in can be found 97 sentences of figurative language. The sentences that have figurative language in the novel entitled “After the First Death” by Robert Cormier are 43 of simile, 19 of personification, 22 of hyperbole, 6 of metaphor, 3 of metonymy, 2 antitesis, and 2 litotes. meanwhile the dominant types of figurative language in the novel is simile.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelors Degree (S1))
Student ID: 201110100311277
Keywords: Figurative language, types of figurative language, After the First Death novel
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Sulistyaningsih Sulistyaningsih
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2018 10:05
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2018 10:05
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/38436

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