Humor Critical Discourse Covid-19 Countermeasures
- 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.172How to use a DOI?
- Critical discourse, Historical and social context, Resistance to power, Ideology
The purposeof this study are to find (1) the historical andsocial contexts contained in the critical humorous discourse of the response to covid-19, (2) thediversity of power that is opposed by the critical discourse of humor against the response to covid-19, and (3) ideology that is upheld by a critical discourse of humor against the response to covid-19.Basedon dominant discourse of overcoming covid-19 (corona virus disease-19) in Indonesia, which does not close to the emergence of all forms of discourse against it. The form of serious discourse against it is considered very dangerous for the makers and disseminators of it, because the right to freedom of opinion has not been properlygranted. Therefore, the form of humorous discourse is an alternative discourse against thedominant discourse developed by people to tackle Covid-19. As a form of critical discourse,humorous discourse is a social practice that always holds historical and social contexts, resistanceto power, and enforcement of certain ideologies. This research relies on the critical discourse analysis approach (critical discourse analysisapproach) as one of the models in qualitative research, by elaborating 4 approaches, namely thesocial cognition approach, the social change approach, the historical approach, and the French orideological approach. Data in the form of critical humorous discourse on the response to covid-19was collected through accessible social media (WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook). Data wereanalyzed using interpretive methods furhter. This research is expected to find concepts and propositions about (1) the historical andsocial context contained in the critical humorous discourse of the response to covid-19; (2) thediversity of power that is opposed by the critical discourse of humor against the response to covid-19; and (3) ideology that is upheld by a critical discourse of humor against the response to covid-19. These concepts and propositions can be used as the basis for improving government policy.
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TY - CONF AU - Sugeng Adipitoyo AU - Adam Damanhuri AU - Danang Wijoyanto PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/03 TI - Humor Critical Discourse Covid-19 Countermeasures BT - Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1027 EP - 1036 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.172 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.172 ID - Adipitoyo2020 ER -