Document Type : Research Articles


Lecturer, Department of Languages and General Studies, Faculty of Forest Resources Technology, University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana



This paper investigates how the theme of uprising is conveyed in Bob Marley’s final music album by the name “Uprising”. Through the methodological lenses of multimodality, attention is focused on how the album cover design, lexical items, literary devices, and other aesthetic ways such as the titles of the ten songs of the album and their order of arrangement contribute to the overall theme of uprising of the album. Findings reveal that the album cover design is loaded with meaning in support of the theme of uprising. Moreover, Marley relies on content-lexical items, namely, nouns, verb, adjectives, and adverbs to project the uprising theme. Marley also employs figures of speech such as allusion parallelism, repetition, rhetorical questions, and rhythm to project the theme of uprising. Finally, the song titles and their order of arrangement tell a single well-linked story in conveying theme of uprising in Marley’s “Uprising” album.


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Article Title [فارسی]

خیزش در «خیزش»: تحلیل چندروشی اشعار باب مارلی

Author [فارسی]

  • دکتر کازمس ری آمنوروی

مدرس زبان انگلیسی گروه زبانها و مطالعات عمومی، دانشکده منابع فناوری جنگل، دانشگاه انرژی و منابع طبیعی، سان یانی، غنا

Abstract [فارسی]

مقاله حاضر به چگونگی انتقال مضمون خیزش در آلبوم موسیقی باب مارلی با عنوان «خیزش» می پردازد. به کمک روش شناسی چند شیوه ای به تحلیل نفشی که طرح جلد، عناصر واژگانی، صنایع ادبی و دیگر عوامل زیباشناختی همچون ده ترانه آلبوم و ترتیب آنها در شکل گیری مضمون کلی خیزش دارند، پرداخته می شود. یافته ها نشان می دهد که طرح جلد آلبوم مملو از بار معنایی مفهوم خیزش است. به علاوه، مارلی به آرایه های بدیعی همچون تلمیح، مقارنه، تکرار، پرسش های بلاغی و ضرباهنگ توسل جسته است تا به کمک آنها درن مایۀ قیام را طرح ریزی کند. در نهایت عناوین ترانه ها و ترتیب ارائۀ آنها در آلبوم «خیزش» مارلی داستان واحدی را بیان می کند که دربرگیرندۀ مضمون خیزش است. 

Keywords [فارسی]

  • تحلیل مضمونی
  • چند روشی
  • زبانشناسی
  • ادبیات
  • زیباشناسی
  • باب مارلی
  • اشعار غنایی
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