Figurative Languages in the Soundtrack of Moana

Ukhen, Fajrinnisa (2017) Figurative Languages in the Soundtrack of Moana. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, IAIN Kediri.

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Figurative languages are used in the soundtrack of Moana. It is expected that the result of this study is useful for the students of literature since this study is done based on the theory of figurative language. Figurative language makes the lyric in the soundtrack of Moana more interesting to read, and helps the readers to imagine the story, the character based on the illustration has already given in the story. The imagination created by the reader is still in context of the story. This study is intended to know what are the meanings of figurative languages found in the song of lyrics of Moana’s soundtrack. In order to have a better understanding towards the hidden meaning when we are listening to the soundtrack. This research uses descriptive qualitative research because the researcher describes the figurative language used in soundtrack of Moana. The researcher analysed the data based on the Nyoman theory about figurative language that consists of twenty kinds of figurative language. There are Personification, Simile, Hyperbole, Symbol, Metaphor, Parallelism, Alliteration, Repetition, Para Rhyme, Irony, Apostrophe, Synecdoche, Metonymy, Paradox, Understatement, Oxymoron, Allusion, Onomatopoeia, Tautology, and Litotes. According to the result of the researcher, there are ten kinds of figurative languages of the twenty kinds proposed by Nyoman, with the total as follows; Repetition found in 13 lyrics, Parallelism 12 lyrics, Personification 4 lyrics, Simile 4 lyrics, Alliteration 4 lyrics, Hyperbole 3 lyrics, Metaphor 3 lyrics, Symbol 2 lyrics, Para rhyme 1 lyric, Irony 1 lyric. Repetition seems to dominate the usage of the figurative language in the writing of the soundtrack Moana, with the 13 lyrics.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200323 Translation and Interpretation Studies
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Jurusan Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Operator Repository
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2019 08:14
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2019 08:14

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