FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE USED IN MOTIVATOR NICK VUJICIC’S QUOTES ON INSTAGRAM

APRASIN MAISA RAHMAN, AI.150285 and Rozelin, Diana and Saputra, Muhammad Beni (2019) FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE USED IN MOTIVATOR NICK VUJICIC’S QUOTES ON INSTAGRAM. Skripsi thesis, UIN Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin.

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Abstract

This research discusses the quotes of motivation Nick Vujicic that have been uploaded on Instagram social media which contain Figurative language. The writer is interested in discussing it due to many people because they do not know what figurative language in it and what is the meaning beyond those words itself. The purpose of this research is to find out what types of figurative language used, to know the contextual meaning each figurative, and to know the responses toward the reader. The writer uses qualitative research and descriptive methods in order to reach the objectives of the research. Theories used in the thesis are semantic theory by Charles W. Kreidler (2002), language theory by Spivey (2011) and contextual meaning theory by Abdul Chaer (2007). In collecting the data, the writer used the documentation technique and analyze the data used the descriptive technique. In conclusion, the first, the writer found out some types of figurative language in those quotes of motivation. They are simile, metaphor, and personification. the most figurative language often used is simile. The second, the contextual meaning of each figurative language based on figurative language finding. The third, the influence of Nick Vujicic’s quotes of motivation toward the reader. Based on the research, the reader have gottten a positive responses from this quote of motivation.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Keywords / Katakunci: Figurative Language, Instagram, Semantic, Lexical Meaning
Subjects: 400 Bahasa
800 Kesusastraan; Retorika & Kritik
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Murjoko S.Kom
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2020 15:28
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 15:28
URI: http://repository.uinjambi.ac.id/id/eprint/1550

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