A Descriptive Study of Figurative Language used in The Greatest Show, This Is Me, and A Million Dreams Songs in The Greatest Showman’s Soundtrack

  • ENISYA DWI AUDRYANI Universitas Dr. Soetomo
  • NI NYOMAN SARMI Universitas Dr. Soetomo
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Abstract

This research entitled “A Descriptive Study of Figurative Language Used in The Greatest Show, This Is Me, and A Million Dreams Songs in The Greatest Showman’s Soundtrack” is aimed to found some types of figurative language used, the writer also studies about the meaning of figurative language used in selected songs.
Some of important research findings are presented that figurative language has many types, such as hyperbole, personification, metaphor, simile, allusion, metonymy, symbol, and irony.
In this research the writer was interested to conduct the research of song lyrics in The Greatest Showman’s soundtrack, they are the song lyrics of The Greatest Show, This Is Me, and A Million Dreams song.

Published
2023-06-19