Figurative Languages in Rita Ora’s Selected Song Lyrics
The chosen song lyrics of Rita Ora are the subject of the investigation. The song lyrics were analyzed using Knickerbocker and Renninger's (1963:367) theory to determine the types of figurative languages found in the song lyrics, Leech's (1981:9-19) theory of meaning to describe the meaning of each type of figurative language found, and Halliday's (1985:10) theory to analyze the context of the situation in Rita Ora's selected song lyrics. The data for this study was gathered using descriptive qualitative methods. This study looked at ten different types of figurative language in Rita Ora's song lyrics. The most frequent appearance was irony. Connotative meaning, affective meaning, conceptual meaning, collocative meaning, social meaning, reflected meaning, and thematic meaning were discovered. All song lyrics emphasize connotative meaning. Before delving into the meaning of the ten Rita Ora songs, it is necessary to first determine the context of the situation in the song. The data is then analyzed to determine the field, tenor, and mode. Field is used to analyze what happens in the song, tenor is used to determine who participates in the song, and mode is used to determine how the data is conveyed.
Astuti, Dwi. 2022. Figurative Language in Movie Script Raya and the Last Dragon. Jambi: Unversitas Sulthan Thaha Saifuddin: Thesis
Big. 2021. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Rita-ora-david-guetta-and-imanbek-big-lyrics
Carry On. 2019. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Kygo-and-rita-ora-carry-on-lyrics
Follow Me. 2021. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Sam-feldt-and-rita-ora-follow-me-lyrics
For You. 2018. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Liam-payne-and-rita-ora-for-you-lyrics
Grateful. 2014. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Rita-ora-grateful-lyrics
Hornby, A, S. 2015. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of International student Edition (ninth edition). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
Halliday, M. A. K. and Hasan, Ruqaiya. 1989. Language, Context, and Text: Aspects of Language and Meaning. London:Edward Arnold.
Kenndy, XJ. 1983. Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Boston: Little Brown and Company.
Knickerbocker, K, L and H Willard Renninger. 1963. Interpreting Literature. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
Let You Love Me. 2018. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Rita-ora-let-you-love-me-lyrics
Lonely Together. 2017. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Avicii-Rita-Ora-lonely-together-lyrics
Leech, Geofrey. (1981). Semantic: The Study of Meaning. Second Edition. London: Penguin Book
Poison. 2016. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Rita-ora-poison-lyrics
Permana. (2018). Figurative Language in The Song Lyric of Passanger’s Album “All the Little Lights”. Fakultas Ilmu Budaya Unud: Journal
Puspa. 2021. An Analysis of Figurative Languages in John Meyer’s Selected Song Lyrics. Perpustakaan: Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar: Thesis
Ritual. 2019. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Tiesto-jonas-blue-and-rita-ora-ritual-lyrics
You for Me. 2021. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from https://genius.com/Sigala-and-rita-ora-you-for-me-lyrics