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An Analysis of Figurative Language in the Maher Zain’s Song Lyric

Nisa, Khoirul (2020) An Analysis of Figurative Language in the Maher Zain’s Song Lyric. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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The objective of this study was to know of figurative language in thesong lyric by Maher Zain. Therefore the researcher formulated a problem statement: What types of figurative language can be found in song lyric by Maher Zain ?

This research used a qualitative content analysis where the researcher tried to find out the type of figurative language in the song lyric use by Maher Zain. In this research the writer used all of verse that are attached figurative language as the data. The data source was all the song lyric Insha Allah, For The Rest of My Life and Hold My Hand By Maher Zain.

From the results of the data analysis, the researcher concluded that there are n the song "Insha Allah", there are 9 types of figurative languages, namely: Persocanfication, Metaphor, Simile, Hyperbole, Irony, Alliteration, Parallelism, Synecdoche, and Euphemism. And in the song "For The Rest of My Life", there are 3 types of figurative language, namely: Hyperbole, Litotes, and Alliteration. In the song "Hold My Hands", the author found 7 types of figurative languages, namely: Personafikasi, Metaphor, Antithesis, Simile, Irony, Parallelism and Synecdoche. and in the song "Insha Allah" the most commonly used figurative language is Euphemism and Alliteration with a percentage of 25%. And For The Rest Of My Life, the figurative language that is widely used is Hyperbole with a percentage of 60%. While in the song Hold My Hand there is a figurative language that is widely used is personification with a percentage of 10%.The table also shows that and type of figurative language is mostly used,From theconclusion of this researchthe writer, the writer suggests that to improve their knowledge about the figurative language, the readers should apply the analysis of figurative language or the types of figurative language analysis.

Keywords:Analysis figurative language, song lyric, maher zain, insha allah, for the rest of my life, hold my hand

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2020 02:48
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2020 02:48

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