A Sociological Analysis of Melanie Martinez Select Songs

Authors

  • Francoise Daneen Ungab Student, Department of Languages and Literature, Cebu Normal University, Cebu City, Philippines
  • Mary Joy Araneta Student, Department of Languages and Literature, Cebu Normal University, Cebu City, Philippines
  • Lito Diones Associate Professor III, Department of Languages and Literature, Cebu Normal University, Cebu City, Philippines

Keywords:

album, issues, music, societal, songs

Abstract

Literature humanizes characters and broadens our perspective on other people. This study, titled A Sociological Analysis of Melanie Martinez Select Songs, is a study of Melanie Martinez's selections Crybaby, Mrs. Potato Head, Tag You're It, Soap, and Dollhouse. By examining through the elements of poetry, lyrics, symbols, and imagery, this study speaks to specific social issues that are not explicitly expressed in Melanie Martinez's song selections. Through this, audiences will be able to comprehend the music while also considering current social issues that have not yet been resolved. This study will utilize discourse analysis to describe the lyrics, symbols, and imagery of Melanie Martinez's song selections. This method will help achieve the objectives of this study by examining the songs, addressing the main and sub-problems of the study, and realizing the thesis of the study. The literary theory will be used in this study is Marxist literary theory as the main theory and New Criticism as a sub-theory. This study will only use primary sources, including Melanie Martinez's selections, and journals, studies, articles, and other related papers as the secondary sources, to support the main and sub-problems. Thus, it doesn’t involve and/or any human participants tested for this study.

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Published

04-12-2022

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How to Cite

[1]
F. D. Ungab, M. J. Araneta, and L. Diones, “A Sociological Analysis of Melanie Martinez Select Songs”, IJMDES, vol. 1, no. 11, pp. 34–40, Dec. 2022, Accessed: May 20, 2024. [Online]. Available: https://journal.ijmdes.com/ijmdes/article/view/93