THE ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION VALUES ON MARY LYNN BAXTER’S NOVEL ENTITLED PRICELESS

LILIS SURYANI, (2012) THE ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION VALUES ON MARY LYNN BAXTER’S NOVEL ENTITLED PRICELESS. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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LILIS SURYANI: THE ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION VALUES ON MARY LYNN BAXTER’S NOVEL ENTITLED PRICELESS The novel entitled “Priceless” by Mary Lynn Baxter is aimed to reveal the figurative language and educational value. The novel is originally published by Warner Book on March 1995. As English Department Students, reading a novel is one of important thing. Besides we can learn English structure, grammar or vocabulary enrichment, we also can know the language style. The aims of the research round up description about research destination that would like to reach from the research that will be done specifically. There are some aims of this thesis arrangement, they are to analyze kinds of figurative language identified in the novel “Priceless” by Mary Lynn Baxter, to find out type figurative language mostly used in the novel “Priceless” by Mary Lynn Baxter, and to discover the educational values in the novel “Priceless” by Mary Lynn Baxter. The analysis mainly uses a descriptive qualitative analysis method or content analysis based on the theory of Michael Quinn Patton (2002), and strengthened by the theory Nur Antoni in “Introduction to Literature”, Robert DiYanni (2002), “The Syntagmatics of Metaphor and Idiom” by Patrick Hanks, “Metaphor in Fiction Language, Thought and Communication” by Aletta Gesina Dorst, “The Meaning of Education or Why Do We Do What We Do?” By Caleb Rosado,“Value-oriented Education” by I. Bhardwaj. Findings show that writer used the types of figurative language variously in the language used in the novel. The types of figurative language which are found are simile, metaphor, personification, synecdoche, metonymy, symbol, allegory, paradox, overstatement and understatement, and irony. It also shows writer tried to make language that could be mentioned easily. And the most frequently of figurative languages in this novel are synecdoche with twenty-two sentences in percentage 35.50%. It seems from the finding results of the research that synecdoche holds the highest frequency in figurative language in the novel entitled “Priceless” by Marry Lynn Baxter.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 01:52
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2017 06:18
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/1212

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