Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Arts Language and Culture (ICALC 2019)

Expression of Counter Hegemony in “New Generation” Song Lyrics of “The.S.I.G.I.T” Album

Authors
Asih Prihandini, Aceng Ruhendi Saifullah, Novian Denny Nugraha
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Asih Prihandini
Available Online 25 March 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200323.061How to use a DOI?
Keywords
song lyrics, tense of present, subjectivism myth, counter hegemony
Abstract
This research departs from the phenomenon of English-language music lyrics composed by Indonesian musicians, the music group The.S.I.G.I.T in one of his works, New Generation. The purpose of this study is to analyze the structure and meaning used in the lyrics by using the theory of Metaphors by Lakoff and Johnsen, and theory of Counter Hegemony by Gramsci. This research uses descriptive qualitative method, which describes the structure and meaning that appear in the song lyrics of New Generation. Findings of this research are that the song lyrics of New Generation are composed in tense of Present as the time of utterance and written in simple and complex sentences. Myths of subjectivism compose all sentences of the lyrics. The findings appear in myths of subjectivism are trust of sense and intuitions, feelings, moral practices, and the language of the imagination. These findings become the based on the analysis of counter hegemony found in song lyrics of New Generation. The counter hegemony is an ideological effort. It holds art or literature that is in a superstructure. Art is placed in an effort to form hegemony and culture. The song lyrics New Generation contain with rejection, criticism, anti-establishment, anti-system and resistant to an established condition. The analysis conducted in this study found three types of counter hegemony expressions in the lyrics, namely: group existence expression, resistance expression (counter hegemony expression), and negotiation expression. All of them are the characteristics of counter hegemony terminology.
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Proceedings
4th International Conference on Arts Language and Culture (ICALC 2019)
Publication Date
25 March 2020
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978-94-6252-939-7
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200323.061How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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