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Figurative Expressions Found in Kahlil Gibran’s Poem: “My Friend”

MARGIANTI, BUNGA (2016) Figurative Expressions Found in Kahlil Gibran’s Poem: “My Friend”. Undergraduate thesis, UNIVERSITAS STIKUBANK.

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This research paper is entitled Figurative Expression Found in Kahlil Gibran‘s Poem: ―My Friend‖. The objective of the study are to found the type of the figurative expression and to find out the contextual meaning of the poem. The writer discussed the data using descriptive explanation that means the data explained by using the poem as description of the result of the study. The writer has several steps to analyze the data, there are: identification, classification, and interpretation. In this research, there are 7 types of figurative expression. The first domination is Personification 27.78%. The second domination is Hyperbole 22.22%. And the third domination is Symbolism 16.68%. Moreover, the writer not only found any type of the figurative expression but also the contextual meaning on the poem. It is concluded that The figurative languages in this poem not only function as a transformation to make certain linguistics point in communicating the idea, but also give more artistic value to the poem rather than the ordinary language. Therefore, the poem that contains figurative languages can create a concrete illustration in the reader‘s mind in more beautiful way.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM: SKR.III.05.01.0570
Uncontrolled Keywords: Poem, Poetry, Type, Meaning, Figurative Expression
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PQ Romance literatures
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Faculty / Institution: Fakultas Bahasa dan Ilmu Budaya
Depositing User: Ani Mariawati
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 05:29
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2017 05:29
URI: https://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/3576

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