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An Analysis of Affixes in Adele’s Song Lyrics

Wati, Yuni Erlina (2021) An Analysis of Affixes in Adele’s Song Lyrics. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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This research discusses about affixes and affixation process in Adele‟s song lyrics. This study aims to determaine the most dominant affixes and the affixation process, this study employed content analysis wich focused on analyzing the types of affixes which defined by Francis Katamba and the affixation process.

The research was descriptive qualitative method. In data collection, the researcher used documentation techniques, and the steps were deciding the song, listening Adele‘s song, reading the song lyrics, underlining the words in lyrics, selecting and collecting the data systematically in accordance with the types and the meaning of suffix and refix.

The results show that there are 30 affixes, namely 28 suffixes and 2 prefixes from 3 Adele‘s song lyrics. From the results of data analysis, in the lyrics of the song "Hello" there are 13 suffixes, namely: -ing (4), -s (3), -ed (3), er (1), - en (1), and -ly (1 ) and there is no prefix. And in the lyrics of the song "My Same" there are 9 suffixes, namely: -ing (4), -ish (1), -ous (1), -ism (1), and -ion (2) and there are no prefixes. In the lyrics of the song "All I Ask" there are 6 suffixes, namely: -ed (1), -ing (1), -s (2), -ly (1), and -ness (1), and 2 prefixes, namely Al- (1) and Re- (1). Researcher concluded that the most dominant affix in Song Adele‘s song lyricswas sufik. The affixation process in adele‘s song lyrics includes noun to verb (3), plural (5), verb to adjective (6), verb to noun (7), adjective to noun (2), adjective to adverb (2), verb to verb (2), noun to noun (1), and noun to adjective (2).

Keywords: affixes, suffix, prefix, song lyrics, qualitative method.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Siti Ma'ani IAIN Metro
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2022 00:26
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2022 00:26

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