The metaphor used in Anne Bradstreet’s poem

Ulfa, Tutut Maria (2016) The metaphor used in Anne Bradstreet’s poem. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim.

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Abstract

ENGLISH:

Literature is beautiful and interesting. Reading and discussing the literary work is enjoyable and give advantage, for instance increasing our knowledge. One of the literary works is poem. It can make the reader engage. Moreover we not only read it but also analyze it. When we are analyzing of course we can get knowledge more. In this case the researcher chose the poems entitled “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, “A Letter to Her Husband”, and “For the restoration of my dear Husband from a burning Ague, June, 1661” by Anne Bradstreet because the masterpiece of her works that present upon public employment. The goal of this research are To find out the kinds and meaning of metaphor in “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, “A Letter to Her Husband”, and “For the restoration of my dear Husband from a burning Ague, June, 1661” by Anne Bradstreet. In this research the researcher uses structural approach. The main data of this research 3 poems by Anne Bradstreet

The result shows that there are 27 lines in three poems by Anne Bradstreet that include metaphor. 17 lines belong to abstract to concrete metaphor, 8 lines belong to anthropomorphic metaphor and 2 lines belong to Synaesthetic metaphor.

In the poem of “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, has loyalty meaning. The next poem entitles “A Letter to Her Husband”, has longing and sadness meaning, and in the last poem entitle “For the restoration of my dear Husband from a burning Ague, June, 1661” also has sadness meaning.

It can be concluded that metaphor has important roles in this poem. That‘s why the author used metaphor to explain her feeling in her poem so there are sentences that include metaphor meaning. Using metaphor makes the poem more interesting to read, and helps the readers to imagine the poem.

INDONESIA:

Sastra itu indah dan menarik. Membaca dan mendiskusikan karya sastra menyenangkan dan memberikan manfaat, misalnya meningkatkan pengetahuan kita. Salah satu karya sastra adalah puisi. Hal ini dapat membuat pembaca menjiwai (terlibat). Selain itu kita tidak hanya membaca tetapi juga menganalisanya. Ketika kita menganalisis tentu saja kita bisa mendapatkan pengetahuan yang lebih. Dalam hal ini peneliti memilih puisi berjudul “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, “A Letter to Her Husband”, dan “For the restoration of my dear Husband from a burning Ague, June, 1661” karya Anne Bradstreet, karena itu adalah karyanya yang sangat agung dan di publikasihkan. Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui jenis dan arti metafora pada puisi “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, “A Letter to Her Husband”, dan “For the restoration of my dear Husband from a burning Ague, June, 1661” karya Anne Bradstreet. Pada penelian ini peneliti menggunkan pendekatan struktural. Data utama pada penelitihan ini adalah 3 puisi karya Anne Bradstreet.

Hasil menunjukan ada 27 baris pada 3 puisi karya Anne Bradstreet yang tergolong metafora. 17 baris termasuk metafora bastrak ke kongret, 8 baris termasuk metafora anthropomorphis, dan 2 baris tergolong metaora synaesthetik.

Pada puisi “To My Dear and Loving Husband” mempunyai makna kesetiaan, dan puisi selanjutnya yang berjudul “A Letter to Her Husband” mempunyai arti kerinduan dan kesedihan, dan puisi terakhir yang berjudul dan “For the restoration of my dear Husband from a burning Ague, June, 1661” juga mempunyai arti kesedihan.

Dapat di simpulkan bahwa metafora mempunyai peran penting pada puisi. Oleh karena itu pengarang menggunakan metafora untuk menjelaskan perasaannya di puisinya sehingga banyak kalimat yang termasuk metafora. Menggunkan metafora menjadikan puisi lebih indah untuk di baca, dan membantu pembaca untuk berimajinasi pada puisi tersebut.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Syamsudin, Syamsudin
Keywords: Poetry; Metaphor; Structural approach; Puisi; Metafora; Pendekatan Struktural
Departement: Fakultas Humaniora > Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Dian Anesti
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2016 09:43
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2016 09:43
URI: http://etheses.uin-malang.ac.id/id/eprint/4085

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