Indra, Dewi Bunga Annisaa and Yusrita, Yanti and Elfiondri, Elfiondri (2016) LOVE EXPRESSION THROUGH THE WORDS USED IN BRUNO MARS’ LYRICS. Diploma thesis, Universitas Bung Hatta.

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The research aims to describe how the words are used to express the feeling of love. This paper deals with the emotional expression of love as seen in song lyrics. Love can be described as an intense feeling of affection, an emotion or an emotion state. Love as a significant emotion of human can be expressed by literal and non literal. In this paper, the writer will discuss about how the words are used to express the feeling of love (literal, nonliteral and repetition), what the types of love and what contexts influenced such love expressions. The source of the data was taken from Bruno Mars’ lyrics. In this research, the writer used semantic and pragmatics approches in analyzing the data and in collecting the data the writer used qualitative method. The theories used in the analysis are love as basic emotion, types of love and context (Parrot, 2001, Stenberg, 1988, and Crabtee, 1991). Then the writer represents the data analysis in informal way. The results show that there are 55 data in expressing love found Bruno Mars’ lyrics, the detail as follows: literally love, liking and desire which are love emotion are expressed through various words such as, love, kiss, sex and sexy, non-literally is expressed more by using hyperbole, and there are found five types of love and only three contexts that influence the lyrics; linguistic context, epistemic context and interpersonal context. Keywords: love emotion, literal, non-literal, types of love, context influence

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Erlya Wahyuni
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2024 07:12
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2024 07:12

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