FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN TIKUS-TIKUS KANTOR SONG LYRICS BY IWAN FALS

Nadya Nurfadilah

Abstract


This study concerns with Figurative Language in Tikus-Tikus Kantor Song Lyric by Iwan Fals. The objective of this research is to identify the types of figurative language found in Tikus-Tikus Kantor song lyric by Iwan Fals. This research was conducted by qualitative descriptive design. The data of this research were taken from the internet about song lyric of Tikus-Tikus Kantor by Iwan Fals. The data were the lyrics of the song in Iwan Fals song. The most dominant type of study is personification with a total of 17 items or 54.83%, 6 items hyperbole or 19.35%, 2 items oxymoron or 6.45%, 2 items euphemism or 6.45%, allusion is 2 items or 6.45%, parallelism is 1 item or 3.22%, and simile is 1 item or 3.22%. The most dominant type is personification because this type is used as a human substitute word, seen in the title alone has the meaning of personification and the lyrics of the song as well as the repetition of the meaning of personification in the song. The researcher wants to explain the figurative meaning contained in the song so that the listener knows the figurative meaning is not just hearing the song.


Keywords


Figurative; meaning; song

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