AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OF “A LOVE FOR LIFE” BY PENNY HANCOCK

MAMAH ROHMAWATI, (2013) AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE OF “A LOVE FOR LIFE” BY PENNY HANCOCK. Post-Doctoral thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

MAMAH ROHMAWATI. Register Number. 59430633. 2013. “An Analysis of Figurative Language of “A Love for Life” by Penny Hancock. This thesis is submitted to the English Department of Tarbiyah Faculty. Language is a tool in communication. The novelists in the world have their own style to communicate with the reader through the using of language in their works. In literary work, it can be called as a figurative language. It is used to figure something through word, phrase, clause, and sentence. The using of figurative language in prose can evoke the reader‟s emotion and knowledge. In this research, the writer conducts two questions. They consist of what kinds of figurative language are used in the novel “A Love for Life” and what is figurative language that mostly used in the novel “A Love for Life”. Every question will be presented in chapter IV. Therefore, the writer discusses them and draws a conclusion. In this thesis, the writer describes some theories and definition of novel, genres of novel, figurative language, and kinds of figurative language. They have been obtained by scientist of language. For conducting this research, the writer uses qualitative research by using content analysis. The writer analyzes kinds of figurative language that are used in novel. Then, they are interpreted based on kinds of figurative language. Finally, they are classified to find out what is figurative language that mostly used in novel. After processing the data that have been obtained from the novel, the writer found out that novel “A Love for Life” has many kinds of figurative language such as metaphor, hyperbole, simile, personification, metonymy, litotes, asyndeton, exclamation, enumeration, inversion, and repetition. The using of Repetition is more dominant than the other. The using asyndeton and inversion are the least of all. The conclusions involve what the discussion in previous chapter. This thesis is expected to improve the reader‟s ability in understanding of figurative language. The reader can find out the theory of novel, figurative language, and kinds of figurative language by reading this thesis.

Item Type: Thesis (Post-Doctoral)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2017 07:06
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2017 07:06
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/1829

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