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A Syntactical Analysis of Celine Dion’s album Let's Talk about Love

Listiawan, Okto Budhi (2011) A Syntactical Analysis of Celine Dion’s album Let's Talk about Love. Undergraduate thesis, universitas stikubank semarang.

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This thesis talks about transformation form found in Celine Dion’s song lyrics in Let’s Talk About Love album. It is quite interesting to be analyzed because it is important for the people to make better communication and understanding, especially in making a song. Therefore, this thesis is entitled “A Syntactical Analysis Of Celine Dion’s Album Let’s Talk About Love”. The goals of this study are to describe the process of transformation, to find out the transformational rules applied in Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love album. Descriptive, qualitative research is used as the method of this thesis because the data are descriptively analyzed. Meanwhile, to collect the data, library study is used to collect the data because it is very useful to obtain the data accurately. Five transformational rules are found to be applied in the song lyrics in this album. The data would be explained theoretically and each process of transformation would be described by means tree-diagram. The three transformational rules are found in Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love, such as (1) indirect-object transformation, (2) imperative transformation, and (3) reflexive transformation. Indirect-object transformation is moving the indirect object to be the direct object, and the preposition to is deleted. Personal-pronoun transformation is transforming the concept of the SPEAKER and the HEARER into the suitable personal pronoun. Imperative transformation is the removal of the subject HEARER from the surface structure sentence or phrase. Meanwhile, reflexive transformation is changing the pronoun of the object, which is same as the subject into another suitable pronoun. The writer also found the impact do the listener in the song lyric. From the results of the study, the writer concluded that transformation in Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love album is a process of changing lyric into different structure without changing the meaning which is used by the songwriter to make other variation lyrics.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM: SKR.III.05.01.0383
Uncontrolled Keywords: Syntax, Lyric, Transformation, Impact
Subjects: ?? Linguistics ??
Faculty / Institution: ?? SkripsiBhs ??
Depositing User: Widodo Prihatin
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2012 14:50
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 06:45
URI: http://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/859

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