THE ANALYSIS OF PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES FOUND IN SONG LYRICS OF FOOL’S GARDEN’S ALBUM DISH OF THE DAY AND ITS APPLICATION IN TEACHING WRITING RECOUNT TEXT

Edy Prasetyo

Abstract


This study uses descriptive qualitative because the researcher would like to describe about the structures and the function of prepositional phrases found in the song lyrics of Fool’s Garden’s Album Dish of the Day and its application in teaching writing recount text. The researcher used documentation method to collect the data. The researcher did some steps such as listening, searching, reading, finding, collecting data and coding the data.

The result of this study shows that there are three structures of prepositional phrases. They are 96 Preposition + Noun / Noun Phrase (95. 5%), 4 Preposition + Noun Clause (3. 9 %), and 1 Preposition + ing Phrase (0. 9 %). Whereas, based on the functions, there are three functions of prepositional phrases. They are 17 post-modifier of a noun (20.4%), 5 post-modifier of an adjective (6.0%), and 61 adverbial (73.4 %). In addition, the prepositional phrases found in Song Lyrics of Fool’s Garden’s Album Dish of the Day can be applied in teaching writing at the tenth grade students of Senior High School particularly in recount  text.

 

Keywords: prepositional phrases, Fool’s Garden, song lyrics, teaching writing.

 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.37729/s-jeled.v1i15.5799

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