A STUDY OF DEIXIS USED IN TOP FIVE WALDJINAH’S POPULAR KERONCONG SONGS LYRICS

Anggara, I Arga Gede (2016) A STUDY OF DEIXIS USED IN TOP FIVE WALDJINAH’S POPULAR KERONCONG SONGS LYRICS. In: International Seminar on Language Maintenance and Shift (LAMAS) 6 ISSN:2540-8755 , 9 - 10 August 2016, Gedung Pascasarjana Imam Barjo No. 3 - 5 Semarang.

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Abstract

This study aims to describe the types of deixis used in top five Waldjinah’s popular keroncong song lyrics and to find out the dominant types also the reason why the type of deixis is dominantly used. The song lyrics are associated in the study of deixis since they will express the singer’s or song writer’s feeling and emotion including some expressions of human thoughts, ideas, opinions, and others. The descriptive method with qualitative approach was involved to identify the deixis found in top five Waldjinah’s popular keroncong songs lyrics. The data of this study were obtained from top five popular keroncong songs lyrics performed by Waldjinah entitled Walang Kekek, Yen Ing Tawang Ana Lintang, Anoman Obong, Tanjung Perak and Rondo Kempling. There are some following steps for collecting the data: printing out the lyrics, identifying and classifying deixis into their types (person deixis, place deixis, time deixis, social deixis, and discourse deixis), underlining each type, tabulating and calculating the types of deixis to find out the dominant type and analyzing to find the cause of the most dominant type of deixis. The findings of this study showed that there were five types of deixis found in top five Waldjinah’s popular keroncong song lyrics, namely 58 occurrences of person deixis (38.7%), 48 occurrences of spatial or place deixis (32%), 10 occurrences of temporal or time deixis (6.7%), 9 occurrences of discourse deixis (6%), and 25 occurrences of social deixis (16.7%). Based on the findings, it can be concluded that person deixis was the most dominant type used than the other types. It is in accordance with the function of person deixis that mostly deal with the people interaction. Therefore, the person deixis found in top five Waldjinah’s popular keroncong song lyrics are used to maintain interaction between Waldjinah as a singer and her audience during performance. The importance of using person deixis especially in keroncong song lyrics should be considered by the keroncong song writers. Thus, they are expected to use many popular deixis so that the young generations as the listeners who will preserve the keroncong song existence in the future can become more understand even enjoy to hear the keroncong song.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:pragmatics, deixis, song lyrics, keroncong
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:55719
Deposited By:Mr Wahyu Setia Budi
Deposited On:30 Aug 2017 08:49
Last Modified:12 Feb 2018 15:05

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