AN ANALYSIS OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE USED IN SELECTED POEM “THE ROAD NOT TAKEN, MY NOVEMBER GUEST, STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING” BY ROBERT FROST
The aims of this study are : (1) to find out the figurative language used in the selected poem of Robert Frost’s poem, (2) to find out the denotative meaning of the poem containing figurative language used in the selected poem of Robert frost poem, (3) to find out the dominant figurative language that usedin selected poems of robert frost.
Methods of research: (1) research design in this study is qualitative research with a objective approach to analyze the poems of Robert Frost’s selected poems, (2) sources of data is obtained in this study by looking for books and internet that contains about literature and poetry, (3) the writer uses note taking method in the collection of data that is by reading, writing and looking for poems of Robert Frost’s selected poems related to the formulation of the problems, (4) analysis of the data is used by reading, identifying, understanding, finding, and making conclusion every poems which is analyzed from the poems of Robert Frost’s selected poems related to the formulation of the problems in the study.
Result of the study: (1) The figurative language used in the selected poems: a) The Road Not Taken: symbol, personification, metaphor, b) My November Guest: personification, hyperbole, symbol, c) Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening: hyperbole, symbol, personification, repetition. (2) The meaning of poems: a) the first poem describes about making decision of two roads and the choosing will make difference in life, b) the second poem describes the rain falls in November. Although it should the beautiful of autumn season in November. But, whatever the season we must praise and be grateful. c) the last poem describes someone who is lulled by the beauty of the woods fulfill by snow in darkest day. But he can not to stay along there because he have promise to keep. He want to continue the journey of his life, go for miles, do something that important that he can before he died. (3) The dominant figurative language of poems: a) Total of figurative language in the selected poems are two Metaphor, eleven personification, four symbol, three hyperbole, and one repetition. So, it can be coclude that this selected poems are dominate by “Personification”.