Language Fetishism in Indonesian Popular Songs and Its Influence to Indonesian’s Young Generation

Asrofah, - and Karima, Festi Himatu and Larasati, - (2016) Language Fetishism in Indonesian Popular Songs and Its Influence to Indonesian’s Young Generation. Journal Of Humanities And Social Science, 21 (11). ISSN 2279-0837

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Abstract: This study aims to describe the forms of Indonesian Popular Songs which has erotic and sensual lyric or we call it as language fetishism and its effect to the young generation. We choose the terms of fetishism, because of its characteristics, which can influence someone who is addict to the songs and motivate them to find such a song to fulfill their sexual desire. The data were collected from the population of Indonesian popular songs during the 2000 -2015. All of the data were analyzed by using descriptive qualitative method and we also use the questionnaire to know the impact of the songs to the teenager‟s attitude. The results of the study are as follow. There are two types of language fetishism from the songs, which displayed openly and transparently from the lyrics of the songs. Based on the data that has been collected, there are 98% confessions of teenager that every time they heard the songs, they imagined every event which try to be described from the lyric of the songs. And finally, the songs can motivate the teenager to do something related to the sexual activity. Key Words: song lyric, language fetishism, young generation

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pendidikan Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: dosen upgris semarang
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2018 03:01
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2018 03:01

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