The Figurative Language Used One of The Jason Mraz Albums in 2008 Entitled “We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things

Nurfiyanti, Nurfiyanti (2016) The Figurative Language Used One of The Jason Mraz Albums in 2008 Entitled “We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things. Other thesis, Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan.

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In this research writer will analyze songs lyric of Jason Mraz album We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things is so melancholic and simple but consist of many languages learning about figurative language. These albums consist of 12 songs, this research will study and analyze about figurative language that there are in Jason Mraz song. After reading the text of a song the listeners do not know what the topic of the text is. They cannot understand the sentence that they read or listen in the song simply. Every song has many massagers. The language used in literary work has been specific language used in other communication. Music and song are parts of this world of sound, and art is based on the organization.The aims of this research are (1) what are the types of figurative language used in Jason Mraz songs? (2) What are the massages in Jason Mraz song lyrics? (3) What is the denotative and connotative meaning in Jason Mraz songs? The reseach method that is used in this study, the writer used descriptive method. According to Suharsimi Arikunto’s (1990:309), descriptive studies are design to obtain information concerning with the current status of phenomena. They are directed toward determining the nature of situation as it exists of the time of study. Thus there is no administration or control of a treatment as it is found in an experimental study. After analyzing, the of Jason Mraz Song album 2008 she gets 44 (fourty four) figurative languages in all of songs. In this research the writer found, everything you do "Metonymy, Hyperbole, Personification, Simile and paradox". Connotation meaning sometimes makes the listeners cannot understand what it means, so the writer tries to make it clearly. She explained the real meaning of Jason Mraz Songs. Denotation meaning makes the listeners understand more. But it is less interesting because the listeners have known the real meaning of the songs. Based on the messages of Jason Mraz Songs album 2008, the writer think that she wants to tell the listeners of Jason Mraz Songs album 2008, that love can give a power to some on but in the contrary, love can make some one lass of mind. Love is abstract thing and irrational.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: Bahasa
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
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Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2017 06:48
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2017 06:48

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