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LIA NOVITA SARI, A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN ACEHNESE TRADITIONAL SONG LYRICS. Banda Aceh Universitas Syiah Kuala,2016

The goals of this research were to find out the types of figurative language used and to find out the dominant figurative language in acehnese traditional song lyrics.this study was conducted by using the framework of kennedy (1983). he divided kinds of figurative language intometonymy, repetition, personification, synecdoche, litotes, metaphor, simile, hyperbole, paradox, ellipsis, and allusion.there are seven songs that became the analysis study in this research, they are: bungongkeumang, bungongseulanga, jakkutimang, mars iskandarmuda, ranublampuan, bungongjeumpa, and dibabah pinto. the writer used document analysis as the method of this research. the songs analyzed by determining the kinds of figurative language in each verses of each song and classifying the verses and its use of figurative language into a table. the result of this research showed that among the eleven of figurative language mentioned by kennedy, it is only five of them existed in the acehnese traditional song lyrics, they are: metonymy, repetition, personification, synecdoche, and litotes. meanwhile, the most dominant figurative languages used are metonymy and repetition. this research is expected to be beneficial for the students and the other researchers. this can be used as a reference to improve their knowledge in the literature of acehnese song lyrics, especially in analyzing figurative language.



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