MAKNA KONOTASI GITARRE DALAM CERITA PENDEK “DER GITARRENVERKÄUFER” KARYA LUKAS BÖHL
The word Gitarre in the short story entitled der Gitarrenverkäufer are 49 words and has a relationship with each other so that
it has the opportunity to examine its connotative meaning. In addition, based on the UNESA journal website, this work has
never been studied, said Gitarre. The connotative meaning is the "second" meaning that is still hidden (Septiana, Rina: 2019).
To analyze the connotative meaning, Roland Barthes' semiotic theory is needed. In its application, Roland Barthes' semiology
deepens meaning by looking for signs and connotations of language, literature, and society. In this study, the researcher
analyzed the connotative meaning of Gitarre in short stories. The formulation of the research problem is what is the
connotative meaning of Gitarre contained in the short story der Gitarrenverkäufer and what is the function of the connotative
meaning of Gitarre in this short story. This type of research is qualitative research. The data presented are sentences and words
that contain the word guitar. Then the 3 short stories were analyzed using the semiotic theory of Roland Barthes in 1968. The
results of this study are that the connotative meaning of Gitarre in this short story is divided into three, namely wealth,
valuables, and part of life. Then the function of the connotative meaning of the guitar is to beautify and refine the word.