Figurative Meanings in Scott's Classic Poetry Series


Poetry is a part of literary work which the expressions of the content are made by an aesthetic of diction language of the poets, having much meaning and understanding itself. Every poem is formed with different rhyme, tone, and meaning. The goal of this research was to find out more about types of figurative meanings found in Scott’s classic poetry series. The method which was used in this paper consisted of three steps, they were data source, data collection, and data analysis. The result of this analysis showed that there were nine types of figurative meaning that were found in Scott’s classic poetry series; metaphor, simile, personification, apostrophe, metonymy, synecdoche, symbols, paradox, and hyperbole. Figurative meaning which was mostly found in this data source was Personification.

Keywords: figurative meaning, semantics, poetry

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