AN ANALYSIS OF METAPHOR IN EDGAR ALLAN POE’S POEMS

Ade Puadah, (2017) AN ANALYSIS OF METAPHOR IN EDGAR ALLAN POE’S POEMS. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

Ade Puadah. 14121310265. “An Analysis of Metaphor in Edgar Allan Poe’s Poems”. This research analyzed the types of metaphor and the meaning of metaphor in Edgar Allan Poe’s poems. Metaphor is part of figurative language that compares one thing to another. According to Lakoff and Johnson (1980) in the classical view, metaphor can be defined as a figure of speech or trope in which a comparison is made between two unlike things that share certain characteristics. The aim of this research is to identify the types of metaphor and to analyzed the meaning of each metaphor in Edgar Allan Poe’s poems. The methodology that used based on Jacob and Ary (2010) is qualitative content analysis approach. Content analysis focuses on analyzing and interpreting recorded material to learn about human behavior. The techniques of qualitative method are used to collect and identify the data or the poem. There were four steps in collecting the data of this research, that are; analyzing, identification, classification and interpretation. The results of this research were ten types of metaphor that found in Edgar Allan Poe’s poems. The types of metaphor that found in this research are conceptual metaphor, ontological metaphor, orientational metaphor, synesthetic metaphor, standard metaphor, extended metaphor, animating metaphor, active metaphor, submerged metaphor and implicit metaphor. The types of metaphor that often found in this research were ontological metaphor. The meaning of each metaphor is different depends on the types that used in the poem. In conclusion, Edgar Allan Poe’s poems have high imagination inside the poems. It has many metaphor that should be analyzed. The types and the meaning of each metaphor that found in this research based on the Lakof& Jhonson (1980) and Zoltan (2010) theories that lift the metaphor clearly. In addition, Edgar Allan Poe wrote many poems that so mystic because it took of the experiencing of Poe. Besides that, Poe also wrote the gothic, romantic, humor tales, satires and hoaxes. Key words: Poems, Metaphor, Source domain and target domain

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 08:31
Last Modified: 05 May 2017 08:31
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2740

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