Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH 2018)

Language Style of Opposition Politician Group in Indonesia: Critical discourse analysis

Authors
Eko Kuntarto, Mukarto Siswoyo, Suherli Kusmana
Corresponding Author
Eko Kuntarto
Available Online March 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isseh-18.2019.33How to use a DOI?
Keywords
style of language; politics; politicians; opposition groups; critical discourse analysis; Fairclough; online social media
Abstract

This study aimed to describe the style of the language of opposition politician groups in Indonesia, which could lead to relations of power non-visible (hidden power) with the ideological process that appears in oral or written discourse. This study uses a Fairclough Critical Discourse Analysis model. The corpus of data obtained randomly from a national online social media are presented in the internet. Data taken during 3 months. The survey results revealed, there are 4 groups and 36 kinds of style language used by the opposition politicians in speaking in online social media, namely irony (21 types), comparison (7 types), opposition (four types), and assertion (4 types). Four results also known of the opposition politician stylistic phenomenon in Indonesia, namely, 1) the tendency to use meaningful diction sarcastic, harassing, bullying, cornering, to the contrary, and a priori; 2) The realistic truth defeated by practical truth, 3) loss of empathy, respect, and civility; 4) language is used as a political tool, and not as a means of interaction as defined in the theory of politeness.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
March 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-692-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isseh-18.2019.33How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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