AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGES IN THE MADMAN BY KAHLIL GIBRAN

RIZA RAFSANJANI, (2015) AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGES IN THE MADMAN BY KAHLIL GIBRAN. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Rafsanjani, Riza. 2015. An Analysis Of Figurative Language In the Madman by Kahlil Gibran. .Keyword: Literature, Poetry and figurative languages. To Understanding exactly what literature is very difficult. The definition of literature is entirely subjective. This means that everybody has different opinion in analyzing and understanding about literature itself. Literature has three main divisions; they are drama, poetry and prose. In this thesis the writer only focus on analyzing poetry because many readers who have no trouble understanding and enjoying prose find that poetry is difficult to understand, that happen because of the wrong analysis on figurative languages that are used by the poet. The function of figurative language is to add the beauty and artwork of the poems. So the Writer is pointed to find out what kind of figurative languages that are used in kahlil Gibran’s poem and analyzing contextual meaning. This study was designed to follow the principles of qualitative descriptive method. In collecting the data. First the writer collects kahlil gibran’s poems, the second reads and understandings 11 poems of kahlil gibran, and the last collects data selected figurative language found in kahlil gibran’s poem. In analyzing the data, the writer analysis every figurative language that found in the poem, and the last the writer draws conclusion based on the result of data analysis. In finding and discussion there were found and analyzed its contextual meaning on 11 poems of kahlil Gibran. “Become a madman” there are three personifications, one Metonymy, one Repetition, and one Symbolism. “My friend” there are two Litotes, five Personifications, three Symbolisms, one Metaphor, three Hyperbolas and two pleonasms. “The Fox” there is Metaphor, “The two hermits” found a metaphor and two symbolism, “The wise king” only found symbolism, “ The Three Ants” only found Symbolism, “The Grave Digger” the wtiter found metaphor.” The Good God and The Evil God” the writer found a repetition and metaphor. “The eye” there is Personification. “Night and The Madman” there are two similes, seven Hyperbolas, three Personifications, two Repetition, and one metaphor. And the last “Said a blade of Grass” the writer only found Personification. The Mad man poetry consist of tweleve personifications, one Metonymy, four repetitions, seven symbolisms, two litotes, five metaphors, ten hyperboles, two pleonasms, and two similes. The dominant figurative languages in The Mad Man poetry is personification. Finally, it is hoped that this study will be benefitable to the readers especially to the students who are interested in analyzing the same literary work of English LanguageTeaching Department Tarbiyah and Teacher TrainingFaculty SyekhNurjati State Islamic Institute in Cirebon

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum) > Model Pembelajaran
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: rosyidah rosyidah rosyidah
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 07:15
Last Modified: 12 May 2017 07:15
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2917

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