here is an example of my research. this is only for example, please do not copy my research without my permission. if you want to copy the article, ask nicely and I will likely give the permission.
1.1 Background of the Study
Figurative language is language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. When a writer uses literal language, he or she is simply stating the facts as they are. Figurative language, in comparison, uses exaggerations or alterations to make a particular linguistic point. Figurative language is very common in poetry, but is also used in prose and nonfiction writing as well.
The objectives of the study are to describe the type of figurative language and to clarify the implicative of the figurative language on Jakarta Post. The type of this research is descriptive qualitative research. In collecting the data, the writer uses documentation method by selecting the figurative languages which can be found in Jakarta Post.
To achieve the objectives, the writer classifies the data based on the type of figurative language and applies pragmatic context to describe the implicative. The results of the study show that regarding the (1) types of figurative language, the writer found the types of figurative languages as follows: hyperbole, personification and imagery.
Using figurative language helps you write with expression and feeling; your writing will capture the heart and mind of all!
1.2 Statement of the Problem
Well, Regarding to the background of the study above, I managed to get some kinds of questions that always bugged me :
1.2.1 What is a Figurative Language
1.2.2 How to make a Figurative Language
1.2.3 How to use Figurative Language in writing news
1.2.4 How to Identify the Figurative Language especially in Newspaper
1.3 Purpose of the study
Based on the statement above, the purpose of the study are :
1.3.1 To find out what is a Figurative Language
1.3.2 To find out how to make a Figurative Language
1.3.3 To be able to write a news using Figurative Language
1.3.4 Able to identify Figurative Language especially which written in Newspaper
1.4 Significance of the Study
This study is significant because the result is intend to become on input for :
1.4.1 The Teacher
This study is intended to become a source of information for using Figurative language and improve it with the certain techniques in teaching English, so they can teach effectively and find out the appropriate methods of teaching Figurative Language. As the result, the students will be able to learn faster. As a note, the writer (my self ^_^) hope the teacher to find out the best methods to teach student to understand Figurative Language and this method seem a great method ATM IMO (I mean based on the equipment and condition). Feel free to try this method or develop it into the greater way.
1.4.2 To the Student
The students are expected to become competent readers which able to identify the figurative Language in newspaper very well. Having lots of information about it can help them to learn Figurative Language very fast. However, to achieve that goal, students need to be able to know on how to identify and write Figurative Language.
It is expected this method will bring the light in the darkness for them as the knowledge in Figurative Language can save them from certain situation.