Idiomatic Expressions in West Life's Songs

Iskandar, Atika Puspasari (2011) Idiomatic Expressions in West Life's Songs. Bina Bahasa, 4 (2). pp. 59-68. ISSN 0216-3993

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Abstracts: This study discusses idiomatic expressions used in Westlife’s Songs. In this study, the writers were interested to find out idiomatic expressions in westlife songs. The writers analyzed 35 songs of Weslife’s songs. In this study, the writers used a qualitative method and descriptive approach. The result of the analysis showed that there were one hundred and ninety- four idiomatic expressions found in those thirty- five songs. After the writers classified the idioms based on Seidl and McMordie theory, the writer found out one hundred and twenty- five idioms in the form of sentence, sixty -two idioms in the form of phrasal verb, three verbal idioms, three idioms with adjective + noun, two identical pairs, and one idiom with key words from special category. Keywords: Idiom, song, and Westlife’s songs.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Depositing User: Mrs Atika Puspasari
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2015 08:22
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 08:22

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