This thesis entitled “A Study of Figurative Language in Romeo and Juliet Movie Redirected by Baz Luhrmann” aims to find out the kinds of figurative language and linguistic features used in figurative expressions.
This thesis belongs to qualitative research since it does not apply any statistical procedure. The object of this research is figurative language used in Romeo and Juliet Movie. The techniques of collecting the data are watching, reading and taking notes. Then the data are analyzed based on the kinds of figurative language and the linguistic features in figurative expressions.
The result shows that the figures of speech found in this research are metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, and understatement. The figurative language is found in form of phrase, clause and sentence.