An analysis of lexical and contextual meaning in Lewis Capaldi’s song lyrics

Belu, Meirina Sulastri (2021) An analysis of lexical and contextual meaning in Lewis Capaldi’s song lyrics. Undergraduate thesis, Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University.

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Abstract

The research entitled “An Analysis of Lexical and Contextual Meaning in Lewis Capaldi’s Song Lyrics”. This research aimed to find out the lexical and contextual meanings, describing both meanings in each data, and classifying the types of context that are found in each data. There were three songs as the object of the research taken from Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent’s album entitled “Leaving my Love Behind, Lost on You and Hold Me While you Wait”. In those three songs Lewis Capaldi expressing his pain in a relationship. This research used the descriptive qualitative method since the researcher analyzed and interpret Lewis Capaldi’s song lyrics. Mansoer Pateda’s theories are used in this research. The data were found in the form of words and phrases which have lexical and contextual meaning in song lyrics. The step to obtain the data was collecting sources of data from Lewis Capaldi songs taken from the internet. After that, the researcher read, selected, and listened to the song to understand the context of the song and analyzed them based on research focuses. As a result of this research, the researcher found 33 data that had lexical and contextual meaning. Then, from 33 data, there were five types of context that are found, such as mood context, situational context, purpose context, object context, and context of time. According to the results found, the situational context is the dominant in this study since it shows someone's situation about his relationship.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Department: S1 - Bahasa Inggris
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Iriana, Christina Maya
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Uncontrolled Keywords: semantics, lexical meaning, contextual meaning, lewis capaldi
Subjects: Widya Mandala Catholic University on Madiun Campus > Faculty of Literature
Divisions: Faculty of Literature > PSDKU - English Literature Study Program
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Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2021 07:41
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2021 07:41
URI: http://repository.wima.ac.id/id/eprint/26614

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