Role of Semantics in Figurative-Texture of Matthew Arnold’s Dover Beach
Keywords:semantic analyze, dictions, significant themes, polysemy, figurative language
The semantic process plays a crucial role in learning the literal and contextual meanings of a poem’s figurative texture (Bredin, 1992; Cuccio et al., 2014; Depraetere, 2019). Improper understanding of semantics mechanism and contextual theories may also lead the familiar and determined audiences to learn ambiguous messages and meaning of a word (Leclercq, 2020; Satta, 2020) that has many possible meanings which create semantic ambiguities and conflicts (Hoffman et al., 2013). However, a poem audience must know how the meaning of a word or phrase works and how he or she can remove confusion to comprehend the literal meanings in the figurative language contexts of a poem. The figurative texture of Arnold’s Dover Beach is fabricated within diverse figures of speeches uploaded in the text. The collage text image of figurative texture presents common words and phrases with the byzantine meanings and misinformation of the synonyms and antonyms lexical pragmatic interface to the readers. In support and meaningful solutions for the research gap, this article attempt defined and described the role of semantics in the figurative texture of Matthew Arnold’s Dover Beach creatively so that collective and determined audiences can comprehend the poem critically based on qualitative description research methodology.
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