Journal of English Language and Education
Vol 6, No 1 (2021)

SLANG WORD IN SONG LYRICS BY “BILLIE EILISH ON WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? ALBUM”

Riris Siahaan (Universitas HKBP Nommensen)
Herman Herman (Universitas HKBP Nommensen)
Christian Neni Purba (Universitas HKBP Nommensen)



Article Info

Publish Date
05 Jun 2021

Abstract

This research is aimed to analyse the slang used in the song lyrics by Billie Eilish in an album. Problems raised in this research are: (1) What kinds of Slang Words used in Billie Eilish on When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Album (2) What is the most dominant type of Slang Words in Billie Eilish on When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Album. This research used Yule’s theory (2010) about types of Slang Words. The method used in this research is qualitative method. Content analysis was applied in this research. The data were the album entitled When We All Fall Asleep, Where di We Go? After conductiong the data analysis, the researchers found six types of Slang Words in lyrics of Billie Eilish they are: Coinage, Borrowing, Compounding, Blending, Clipping, Derivation. The data were collected by listening to 13 songs by Billie Eilish and reading the lyrics of the songs. There were 159 Slang Words, 21 Slang Coinage, 1 Slang of Borrowing, 1 Slang of Compounding, 102 Slang of Blending, 30 Slang of Clipping, 4 Slang of Derivation. So, Slang Words is something good to learn

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jele

Publisher

Subject

Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media Other

Description

Journal of English Language and Education (pISSN: 2597-6850 and eISSN: 2502-4132) is a journal that focuses on researching or documenting issues in education, language education, applied linguistics, English education, English language teaching, English Literature, language assessment and ...