Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019, Page: 24-28
A Deixis Analysis of Song Lyrics in Calum Scott “You Are the Reason”
Elsaria Sitorus, Department of English Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia
Herman, Department of English Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia
Received: Apr. 19, 2019;       Accepted: Jun. 5, 2019;       Published: Jun. 24, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20190501.14      View  191      Downloads  18
Abstract
This research is entitled A DEIXIS ANALYSIS OF SONG LYRICS IN CALUM SCOTT “YOU ARE THE REASON”. The aims of the mini research is to analyze the kinds ofdeixisand the dominant deixis in song lyrics “you are the reason” by Calum Scott. The discussion began by taking the lyric “you are the reason” as a most popular song in this time. Deixis comes from classical Greek deiknunai. It means to show or point outwhich using to denote those elements in the utterance which for directly to the situation. The study in this paper concerns with the way in which the researcher explains he kinds of deixis and the dominant deixis which used in this lyric. Qualitative research was used as the method of the research. The data used to complete this study is song lyrics. From the data analysis taken from this lyric song, the researcher found in this song, there are 67 words include of kinds of deixis. From the data analysis the researcher found there are three kinds of deixis, they are Person deixis is used to point to objects (it, these, those books), all pronouns (I, you, we), possessives (your, our, their), Spatial deixis used to point to a location (here, there, close to). Temporal in dexicals are expressed in time adverbials like “now, soon, lately, recently, ago, today, tomorrow, yesterday” and the last is Temporal deixis used to point to a time (now, then, next week, last month). Finally, the researcher hopes this research will be useful to sharpen the reader in understanding about deixis.
Keywords
Analysis, Deixis, Song, Lyrics
To cite this article
Elsaria Sitorus, Herman, A Deixis Analysis of Song Lyrics in Calum Scott “You Are the Reason”, International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2019, pp. 24-28. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20190501.14
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