THE AESTHETIC STUDY OF A SONGS LYRICS THIS OLD MAN AS THE MEDIUM OF EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN

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  • Rikyan Dyah Bathari Widowati English Literature Study Program STIBA

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https://doi.org/10.26740/sembadra.v1n1.p19-25

Abstract

This article explains how a song, through the aesthetical element that it has, can be applied in the school or at home as a medium of education that is interesting for children in the age of pre-school and kindergarteners. The song chosen by the author is the song with the title ˜This Old Man. Lyrics is a part of literary work in the form of poem that contains the elements that poem has which are: typography, theme, rhyme, dimension, figure of speech, diction, and imagery. Through the analysis of the song, it is found that this song has all the elements that a poem has. However, the author only pinpoints to the elements that related with the title of the article which are connected with education for children. These elements eases the students to learn counting, pronunciation (in English) while singing. The aim of the study is to deliver the information to the teachers specifically, and parents in general, that to educate the children through song can be an effective way to do because children prefer and curious about things that are interesting for them. The method for this study is using descriptive analysis method, by which the author has the understanding towards the target language, yet tend to focus on the generalisation from the corpus taken (literature/poem). The result of this study is the lyrics from This Old Man has typography, theme, rhyme, dimension, figure of speech, and imagery that can help the students to easily learn basic math (counting from 1 to 10), pronunciation, and singing.

Key words: lyrics, this Old Man, children.

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2019-12-31

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Widowati, R. D. B. (2019). THE AESTHETIC STUDY OF A SONGS LYRICS THIS OLD MAN AS THE MEDIUM OF EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN. Sembadra, Journal of Arts and Education Studies, 1(1), 19–25. https://doi.org/10.26740/sembadra.v1n1.p19-25

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