Metaphorical Expressions in Twenty One Pilots Song Lyrics

Setiawan Hadi, 170203106 (2021) Metaphorical Expressions in Twenty One Pilots Song Lyrics. Skripsi thesis, UIN Ar-Raniry.

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Metaphorical expression is a linguistic feature that demonstrates not only the usage of figurative language, but also the concept of thinking, and widely used in everyday life communication. As one of communication aspect, song lyrics commonly contains non-literal aspect of language, which is metaphorical expressions. The purposes of this study are to find out the types of metaphorical expression and to interpret the meaning of the metaphorical expression uses in the song lyrics by Twenty-One Pilots. Trench album by Twenty-One Pilots used as the objects for data source in this study. The qualitative method used in this study with descriptive analysis approach so that the research questions answered through analytical description. The metaphorical expressions analysed by using George Lakoff and Mark Johnson theory (1980). The results of this research showthat the three types of metaphor found in this study, with the ontological metaphor appear as the most frequent type of metaphor used in the song lyrics. The meaning of metaphorical expression in this album is commonly about life struggle and insecurities. The implication of this study is to have a broader awareness of appreciating the metaphorical aspect of language not only in daily utterance but also in educational aspect as it essence.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: 200 Religion (Agama) > 297 Islam > 2X7 Filsafat dan Perkembangan > 2X7.3 Pendidikan
400 Languages (Bahasa)
400 Languages (Bahasa) > 420 English and Old English, Anglo-Saxon (Bahasa Inggris, Anglo-Saxon)
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Setiawan Hadi
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 03:43
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2022 03:43

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