AN ANALYSIS OF LANGUAGE STYLE IN THE SONG LYRICS OF "MANUSIA KUAT" TULUS: A STYLISTIC STUDY
Keywords:language style, stylistics, the contextual meaning of the song
The study of language style in the song becomes an analysis that emphasizes how the author's message in song lyrics can be conveyed. This study focuses on analyzing and describing the use of language styles contained in the lyrics of the song "Manusia Kuat" by Tulus. In addition, the research also stated the meaning of each language style contained in the song lyrics. The research method is a descriptive qualitative method using stylistic theory. This study used the technique of listening, reading, and taking notes. It means that the writer is the key instrument who makes careful, directed, and thorough observations of secondary data sources. The findings of the research are dominated by the affirmation, contradiction, and comparison language style. It is divided into four kinds: those are hyperbole, antithesis, repetition, and climax.
Keywords: language style, stylistics, the contextual meaning of the song.