Analysis of Metaphor in Michael Jackson Song Lyric in the History Album

Firdaus, Yogi Muhamad (2019) Analysis of Metaphor in Michael Jackson Song Lyric in the History Album. Diploma thesis, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung.

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Abstract

This paper aims to find out the metaphors which exist in the song lyric of the History album by Michael Jackson. There are four types of metaphor on it: conventional, structural, ontological and orientational metaphor.This paper focuses on two questions: 1)what types of metaphors are exposed in Michael Jackson’s song lyric in the History Album; 2)what metaphorical meaning is expressed in Michael Jackson’s song lyric of the History Album. To answer the first question,this research uses the theory of metaphor byKovecses. Then to answer the second question, this research uses the theory of contextual and connotative meaning. Thisresearch uses descriptive method as a way to find out the research’s problems. In collecting data, researcher search metaphor in every stanza of the song lyrics. Then researcher categorizing the metaphors into types of metaphor that used to analyze it. Then researcher interpreted the metaphors with contextual and connotative meaning. The results show that from 27 song lyrics in the History album contain 67 metaphors.The researcher has found there are 51 types of conventional metaphors, 2 structural metaphors, 5 ontological and 9 orientational. It is concluded that from the song lyrics of the History album by Michael Jackson involve four types of metaphors. From the four types of metaphor, conventionality metaphor is the most found in Michael Jackson Song lyric in History Album.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Metaphor; Meaning;
Subjects: Literature
English Literatures
English Poetry
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Program Studi Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Yogi muhamad Firdaus
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2019 08:16
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2019 08:16
URI: http://digilib.uinsgd.ac.id/id/eprint/23687

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