Figure of Speech in the book of Angka Ende in Batak Toba Bible.A Thesis.English and Literature Department.Faculty of Language and Art. Nommensen HKBP University.Medan, North Sumatra.
Sitompul, Yanti Ester
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This thesis deals with Figure of Speech in the book of Angka Ende. The objectives of this study are to find out the types of figure of speech and most dominantly of figure of speech in the book of Angka Ende. The descriptive-qualitative was used in the analysis of the figure of speech. The data of this study is derived from the underline of the sentences in the book of Angka Ende that contains the figure of speech. The result showed that there were 66 sentences. The findings indicated that the book of Angka Ende applied ten types of Figure of Speech based on Christina Arvius : Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Oxymoron, Understatement, Pun, Symbol, Metonymy, and Synecdoche. The total calculations and percentages of Figure of Speech in each type are 34 Simile (51.51%), 16 Metaphor (24.24%), 3 Personification (4.55%), 7 Hyperbole (10.61%), 4 Oxymoron (6.06%), 2 symbol (3.03%). The dominant type of Figure of Speech in the book of Angka Ende is Simile 34(51.51%).
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