An Analysis Of Figurative Language Reflected In The Three Lyrics Of System Of A Down

Yan Ardian, . and Roki Rivo Mamoto, . (2012) An Analysis Of Figurative Language Reflected In The Three Lyrics Of System Of A Down. Paradigma Lingua, Jurnal Penelitian Bahasa dan Sastra, 1 (1). ISSN 2303-2308

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Abstract

This research will analyze three songs lyrics of System of a Down the aim is to reveal the figurative language to comprehend more of the songs and get the real meaning that the songwriter tries to pictured. The five songs are “Chop Suey”, “Toxicity”, and “B.Y.O.B.” The writer highlight two problems in the research, those are: 1) what kind of figurative language that reveal in each song lyric and 2) what is the possible meaning of the lyrics. The method used in this study is descriptive. In the analysis, the writer uses the theory of lyric poetry and figurative language from Robert DiYanni, Frank Madden, Mario Kllarer and Zaenudin Fananie. After completing this research and put it in written form, the writer come to a conclusion that the figurative languages and its possible meanings from System of a Down are used as a medium of protests and critics, especially to US government. Key words: Literature, lyric poetry, figurative languages

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Depositing User: Admin Perpustakaan UNPAM
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2017 12:33
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2017 12:33
URI: http://eprints.unpam.ac.id/id/eprint/1778

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