Mohammad, Ramadhan T. (2023) AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE USED IN ALBUM 'THANK YOU ALLAH' BY MAHER ZAIN. Undergraduate thesis, UIN KH. Achmad Siddiq Jember.

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Mohammad Ramadhan Tahta Robeth Amnillah, 2023 : An Analysis Of Figurative Language Used In Album ‘Thank You Allah’ By Maher Zain
Key Word: Analysis, Figurative Language, Album

People use language as a communication tool everywhere and at all times. Song, consisting of music and lyrics, has become an integral part of human life as one of communication means. A songwriter can convey the mood message, the idea and also thought in a variety of ways, one of which is by using figurative language in the lyrics. Figurative language is a means to make an expression more beautiful by using a word or sentence that has a deeper meaning than it has in its literal sense. The use of figurative language in a song can also give listeners a vivid imagination and help them appreciate the clear meanings that might be conveyed through figurative language.
In contrast to literal meaning, however, figurative language is more difficult to interpret. Research on figurative language in song lyrics have been investigated, but more research is still needed, especially with varied objects. As a result, this study aims to find out the types of figurative language used and the most dominant figurative language in the context of Maher Zain’s songs.
In this research, the writer used the qualitative research since the data are in the form of written or oral words the techniques of collecting data, the collected from the first album entitled „Thank You Allah‟ by Maher Zain released in November 2009. And the writer did 8 steps to the techniques of analysis data, follows: listening the songs, reading the song lyrics, underlining the word which related in figurative language, identifying, classifies certain lyrics, reanalyzed the song lyrics, coding, and the last is make a table and a pie chart.
The result of the research the writer found the figurative language in the song lyrics of Maher Zain were simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, irony, methonimy, Litotes. And the most dominant figurative language which is used in some songs is Hyperbole and methonimy.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200401 Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: M. Ramadhan T.R.A.
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2023 06:56
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2023 06:56

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