Figurative language used in Mr.Big’s Big Bigger Biggest.

Abubakar, Bani Harun (2017) Figurative language used in Mr.Big’s Big Bigger Biggest. Sarjana thesis, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung.

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Abstract

This thesis discusses the meaning of several kind of figurative and the way of figurative language builds theme in Mr Big’s Big Bigger Biggest. Figurative language is used by the users to create effect in the language to make it more striking and gives the implied meaning. Figurative language that have been analyzed is simile, metaphore, personification, irony and hyperbole. Due to this, two problems were proposed: 1) What are the meaning of figurative language constructed in Mr. Big’s Big Bigger Biggest? 2)How Figurative language used in Mr Big’s Big Bigger Biggest build theme of each song? In regarding to this, the researcher analyzed data based on figurative language theory that revealed by Rozaki (1995), Abrams (1999) and also a method that used in this research is descriptive qualitative method. The result of research showed that Mr Big’s Big Bigger Biggest has thirty four data about figurative language. Those are five simile, four metaphore, seven personification, three irony, and fifteen hyperbole. From the analysis, hyperbole is the most dominant figurative language that used in the song lyrics. The relation between hyperbole and theme is closely related, because the theme that bought by the singer is about love, feeling, hope, and sadness. So that, those themes are appropriate with the hyperbole function in exaggerating those theme to be more interesting.

Item Type: Thesis (Sarjana)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Semantics; Figurative Language; Song Lyric;
Subjects: Grammar, Sentences, Syntax, Word Order
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Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Program Studi Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Rizal Mohamad Sihabudin
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2019 04:10
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2019 04:10
URI: http://digilib.uinsgd.ac.id/id/eprint/28107

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