Figurative Language And Translation Used In Selected Poems Of Robert Frost
Keywords:Figurative Language, Translation, Poem
The aim of this research is to find out the figurative language used in selected poems of Robert Frost. The researcher focus on nine masterpiece poems, those are 1. Fire and Ice, 2. The Road Not Taken, 3. Mending Wall, 4. Stopping By Wood On Snowy Evening, 5. Into My Own, 6. The Vantage Point, 7. Reluctance, 8. After Apple-Picking, 9. Good Hours,these poems are chosen because the poems are masterpieces and constructed by various figurative languages than other poems. There are three questions in this research 1)What are the types of figurative language found in the selected poems of Robert Frost? 2)How does Robert Frost uses most types of figurative language in his poems which are translated? 3)What is the dominant figurative language used in the selected poems of Robert Frost? To conducts the research, the researcher uses theory about analyzing figurative language in Robert Frost’s selected poems then the figurative language has been translated into Indonesian language as target language (TL). The researcher found thirteen types of figurative languages used in selected poems of Robert Frost Poems, these are symbol, paradox, parallelism, climax, personification, tautology, metaphore, contradiction, repetition, rethoric, simile, inversion and hyperbole, and the researcher conludes that the dominant figurative language is Robert Fost’s used in his poems are symbol and repetition. Both of types figurative languages are found in the nine of selected poems of Robert Frost, because it is used to emphazise and to give a powerful shadows of the poet when he expresses the masasseges that wants to give by writing the poem.
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