AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN AVRIL LAVIGNE’S SONGS OF THE BEST DAMN THING ALBUM

SUTIYONO, (2013) AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN AVRIL LAVIGNE’S SONGS OF THE BEST DAMN THING ALBUM. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

SUTIYONO : Language is a tool to communicate with each other. By language people can know each other because it can understand what the other around us say is, so that never missunderstanding. But people have to know what style of language of the author or people use is. After the identification, the researcher found the problem that had become the main problem in this thesis, that is the lack of many people in understanding the figurative language. In fact, there are so many people who still do not understand about figurative language, not only the students generaly, but also the teachers. That is reason why the researcher arranged this thesis. The aims of the research are to know biography of Avril Lavigne, to know the lyrics of Avril Lavigne’s songs, to know the kinds of figurative language used in Avril Lavigne’s songs, to know the most dominant figurative language used in Avril Lavigne’s songs of “the best damn thing” album. In this thesis, the researcher describes some theories and definitions of literature, definitions of the figurative language, the kinds of figurative language, definitions of song, definitions of lyric. The techniques of collecting data used by the researcher are listening songs, reading the lyrics, identifying all the lyrics, giving mark or underlined to the lyrics contained figurative language, giving a code on each classified data. After processing the data that have been obtained from the song lyrics, the researcher could conclude that the figurative languages of songs in the best damn thing album by Avril lavigne is very variety. It has a number of figurative language. The reseracher draws conclusions are about the result of research and the figurative language often used by Avril lavigne in songs of the best damn thing album. This thesis is expected to improve the readers in understanding the figurative language. Through this thesis, people can know the various kinds of figurative language, the definitions, and the examples of figurative language

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2017 07:49
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2017 07:49
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/1916

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