FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN SONG LYRICS OF LINKIN PARK

  • Unpris Yastanti Sastra Inggris Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika
  • Jajang Suhendar Sastra Inggris Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika
  • Rizky Mirani Desi Pratama Bahasa Inggris Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika
Keywords: Figurative Language, Linkin Park, Lyrics, Songs

Abstract

The objective of this study is to identify figurative language in song lyrics of Linkin Park. This study used descriptive method to analyze data. The research data collected from the Linkin Park album entitled “One More Light”. This research focus on Nobody Can Save Me, Sorry for now, Talking To My Self, Heavy, and One More Light. The result of this study is indicated that 1. There are 7 types of figurative language Linkin Park’s song’s Lyrics; they are a personification, hyperbole, allegory, repetition, simile, metaphor, and synecdoche. In Nobody Can Save Me song, there are 3 figurative language types; personification, hyperbole, and allegory. In Talking To Myself song, there are 2 figurative language types, such as repetition and simile. In One More Light songs, there are 4 figurative language types; personification, hyperbole, repetition, and parallelism. In Heavy song, there are 3 figurative language types, such as personification, metaphor, and hyperbole. In Sorry For Now song, there are 3 figurative language types; hyperbole, repetition, and synecdoche. Furthermore, the dominant figurative language in song lyrics of the Linkin park is hyperbole.

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Published
2018-09-14
How to Cite
Yastanti, U., Suhendar, J., & Pratama, R. (2018). FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN SONG LYRICS OF LINKIN PARK. PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL, 13(2), 95-106. Retrieved from http://ejournal.nusamandiri.ac.id/index.php/progressive/article/view/532
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