Language Style in the Legendary Book Les Plus Belles Histoires et Les Legendes de France
Language style is a way of expressing thought in language so that the character and capacity of an author are implied in using language. So the purpose of this study is to analyze what style of language was used in the traditional book entitled "Les Plus Belles Histoires et Les Légendes de France" edition of Morena and to find out the type of language style which is most widely used by the authors in the book. The types of language styles that will be analyzed are the type of Repetition, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, and Comparison. This study used the descriptive qualitative method which means that the conclusion of this study will be written in sentences form. The source of this study is a legendary book entitled "Les Plus Belles Histoires et Les Légendes de France." Based on the results of the research that has been done, all types of language styles analyzed were found in that book, namely: Repetition 7, hyperbole 15, metaphor 17, personification 11 and comparison 34. From the results of this study, it can be concluded that the type of language style which is most widely used by the author is the Comparison type.