A STUDY ON THE MESSAGES FOUND IN CHRISTINA AGUILERA’S SONG “BEAUTIFUL”

MULYADI, MULYADI (2007) A STUDY ON THE MESSAGES FOUND IN CHRISTINA AGUILERA’S SONG “BEAUTIFUL”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Language is one of the most important parts of our life in this earth, because human beings to communicate with each other use it. Sometimes people not only use the language that is spoken to communicate, they can also change the form into the poem or lyric. Literature is one medium that can make people express their feelings or emotions from their surrounding when they feel sad or happy. The purpose of this study is to find out the detail, the general meaning, and the message inside the lyrical song “Beautiful” in Christina Aguilera‟s song. This study applies the descriptive qualitative research design because this study uses non- numerical research in analyzing the data. In this study, the objective approach applied in conducting the analysis because it only focuses on the literature itself without influence from anything. The object of this study is Christina Aguilera„s song “Beautiful”, in album “Stripped”, and the research data are derived from reading and understanding the lyrics of Christina Aguilera‟s song “Beautiful” which contained general, detailed meaning and message. The general meaning of the song lyric is about the composer‟s expression about the confidence and struggle of the minor class of people such as transsexual, lesbian and homosexual class in fighting for freedoms in their lives with discriminations. The second is the detail meaning, the composer started the lyrics by explaining the condition of someone who life in discrimination, firstly he felt happy and enjoy his life, but suddenly the people insulted, discriminated and underestimated him. Therefore, he lost the confidence and shamed to his life as a minor class of people. However, he keeps confidence and tries to fight for his freedom. The messages that found in the song “Beautiful” are Mutual Love, Human right, Struggle, Suffering and confidence.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2012 03:44
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 03:44
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/9074

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