Text of Oral Tradition of Lullaby Songs Mainland Region of the Minangkabau Collective: Format, Content, and Functions
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- Text, oral tradition, lullaby song, luhak nan tigo, mainland region, Minangkabau collective
This research article contains a discussion of the study of the format, content, and function of the oral tradition text of the lullaby songs mainland region of the Minangkabau collective. The Minangkabau collective mainland region is represented by three main custom areas, namely Luhak Tanah Datar, Luhak Agam, and Luhak Lima Puluh Kota. This research is a descriptive qualitative research. Data format, content, and functions were obtained through a search of the physical and inner structure of the lullaby songs texts of these three main customary areas of the Minangkabau collective. The study of the format, content, and functions uses the theory of the study of the structure of poetry and cultural values as used by Riffaterre (1978), Teeuw (2000), Pradopo (1993), Djamaris (1993), Rusyana (2000), and Hasanuddin WS, et al. (2019). Based on the research findings, the format and content of the oral tradition text of the lullaby songs of the Minangkabau collective mainland region are more appropriately formulated into a free poetry format that is not tied to lines, stanzas, rhymes, and rhythms. The contents of the text contain teaching references in the form of noble advice. The oral tradition text of the lullaby songs of the Minangkabau collective mainland region in the format of this poem has functions, among others (i) expressive function, namely a function to vent feelings, thoughts, and attitudes to life, (ii) directive function, function to teach the values of character culture mainly through advice, messages and expectations, and (iii) aesthetic functions, presenting the beauty of language, comfort, calm, and prosperity, and arousing drowsiness for those who listen to it, especially children.
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TY - CONF AU - WS Hasanuddin AU - Emidar AU - Zulfadhli PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/10 TI - Text of Oral Tradition of Lullaby Songs Mainland Region of the Minangkabau Collective: Format, Content, and Functions BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Language, Literature, and Education (ICLLE 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 147 EP - 159 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201109.025 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201109.025 ID - Hasanuddin2020 ER -