A SYNTACTIC ANALYSIS ON SENTENCES FOUND IN THE SONG LYRICS OF ONE DIRECTIONâ€™S ALBUM â€œMADE IN THE A.M.â€
Keywords:analysis, syntax, sentence structure, simple declarative sentences, tree diagram
This study is about a syntactic analysis on sentences in the song lyrics of one direction albumâ€™s Made in the A.M. To collect the data, the writers use descriptive qualitative and Simak Bebas Libas Cakap (SLBC) as the method. The writers use Carnie theory (2000) to identify simple declarative sentences and set of rules portrayed in the form of tree diagram. From the result of syntactic analysis on script of song lyrics of one direction albumâ€™s â€œMade in the A.Mâ€, it can be concluded that there are 82 simple declarative sentences. There are twenty four sample of them in which the top two structures are similar. The most frequent sentence structure which occurs in the song lyrics of one direction albumâ€™s Made in the A.M. is the pattern of S Â¾> NP + VP in which VP Â¾> V + NP appear in 19 times.