FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN LOVE POEM

Fadhillah, Virgin Hertika Fara (2013) FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN LOVE POEM. Other thesis, UNIVERSITAS SEBELAS MARET.

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    Abstract

    Virgin Hertika Fara Fadhillah. C1310015. 2013. Figurative Language in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century American Love Poem. Thesis: English Department, Faculty of Letters and Fine Arts. Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta. The thesis discusses about figurative language in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century American love poems. The research is conducted to explain the style that is used mostly by the poet in those two eras and becomes an unwritten agreement. This research is a descriptive qualitative research. The main data are ten poems from Nineteenth and Twentieth Century American Love poem, five poems from each era. The supporting data are all written data used to support the analysis taken from other related written documents. The research applied Stylistic approach to describe poetic device, figurative language, of the poem from those two eras. The research gets some conclusion. There are some differences in the way American poets express love in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century. In Nineteenth Century most poets use nature to express or make comparison of love; metaphor, hyperbole and symbol are three figurative languages mostly used; connotation is rarely used; the common comparison related to love are easily found. In Twentieth Century the poets use every possible word to express love, metaphor is the figurative language used the most by the poets, hyperbole is rarely used, many uncommon words that are used by the poets to compare to love. Key words: figurative language, love poem, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa > Sastra Inggris
    Depositing User: Satria Nur Fauzi
    Date Deposited: 05 May 2014 22:06
    Last Modified: 05 May 2014 22:06
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/14966

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