THE ANALYSIS OF METAPHORS FOUND IN WESTLIFE’S SONG LYRICS
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Name : AULIA MEILISA SITORUS
Title of Paper : THE ANALYSIS OF METAPHORS FOUND IN
WESTLIFE’S SONG LYRICS
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This paper is entiled The Analysis of Metaphors Found in Westlife’s Song Lyrics
discusses about type and meaning of metaphors that exist in the lyrics of the song Westlife. In this paper the authors wrote the paper used the method of literature, collect some data from some books, and the internet. The writer collectsthe data from the lyrics of Weslife’s song, select metaphors in the song lyrics, classify the metaphor, and interpret the metaphors.In the song’s lyrics of Westlife, the writer
found 22 metaphors that consist of 3 similies, 16hyperboles, 3 personifications.
Kertas karya yang berjudul The Analysis of Metaphors Found in Westlife’s Song
Lyrics ini membahas jenis dan makna metafora yang ada ada lirik lag Westlife. Dalam menulis kertas karya ini penulis menggunakan metode kepustakaan, mengambil data dari beberapa buku, dan internet. Penulis mengumpulkan data metafora yang terdapat pada lirik –lirik lagu Westlife, menyeleksi metafora dalam lirik lagu, mengelompokkan metafora dalam jenisnya, dan menginterpretasikan metafora. Dalam lirik-lirik lag Westlife, penulis menemukan 22 metafora yang
terdiri dari 3simile, 16hiperbola dan 3personifikasi. Metafora dalam bentuk
hiperbola muncul sebagai jumlah yang paling dominan dan diikuti oleh
First of all, I would like to thank to my God, Allah SWT and the Prophet
Muhammad SAW, for all the blessing and gives me health, inspiration, time, love, and strength to finish this paper as one of the requiments to get Diploma III certificate from English Diploma Study Program, University of Sumatera Utara.
Then I would like to thank to my parents: DamhuriSitorus and Siti Dahlia Harahap for supporting, loving, caring, praying, and believing in me. I’am proud
to be your daughter. I love them so much.
I would like to thank to My siblings :DediFaddarisaSitorus, Dina WiradaniSitorus, ArifAzhariSitorus, and M.MustofaMasyurSitorus.
I would like to thank Dr.SyahronLubis, M.A., as The Dean of Faculty of Culture Studies and Dr. Matius C.A Sembiring, MA as The Head of English
Diploma III Study Program.
I would like to thank to Drs. SiamirMarulafau, M.Hum. as my supervisor,
and Dr. Matius C.A Sembiring, MA. As my reader who gives me corrections and advices to finish this paper.
I would like to thanks to my friends, specially A-Class. For my funniest
Finally, I realize that this paper is far from being perfect. May love of the Almighty Allah SWT are with us all forever and I hope that those who read this
paper may give critics and suggestions for making it better.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
COPYRIGHT DECLARATION ... ii
ABSTRACT... ... .iii
2. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Definition of Metaphor... 7
2.1.1 Clarification of Metaphor ... 9
4. CONCLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS 4.1 Conclusion...34
A. Biography of Westlife