FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN POE’S ANNABEL LEE
AbstractFigurative language is an inseparable element in literary work. It is used in various kind of works, but it is mainly in poetry. The purpose of using figurative language in poetry is to emphasize the meaning that the author tried to express. Other than that, it is also use to beautify the sound of the poetry. Edgar Allan Poe is one of the authors that use various kind of figurative languages in his work. This research mainly focuses on one of his poem, Annabel Lee. The researcher found seven types of figurative languages in the poem as the result of the study. They are ending rhyme, internal rhyme, repetition, hyperbole, metaphor, alliteration, and anaphora.
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