E3S Web Conf.
Volume 317, 2021The 6th International Conference on Energy, Environment, Epidemiology, and Information System (ICENIS 2021)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Language and Environment|
|Published online||05 November 2021|
Illocution Force of Rhoma Irama's Songs "Virus Corona", "Perjuangan dan Doa" and "Nilai Sehat" in Public Rise Awareness of Covid 19 Pandemic
Department of Indonesian Literature, Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University, Semarang- Indonesia
Educating due to Covid-19 spread prevention can be done using various media, for instance, through song. This research aimed to describe the illocution speech act and the function of Rhoma Irama's song lyrics as a medium to raise public awareness of Covid-19. This research conducts descriptive qualitative method and uses Searle pragmatic theory approach. The method uses in this study is scrutinize and taking notes. The result of this study found 11 assertiveness stating illocution, 4 directives asking illocution, 4 directive request illocution, 1 directive asks illocution, 1 expressive complaint illocution, and 1 saying thanks expressive illocution. Rhoma Irama's song entitled "Virus Corona" loads illocution force to raise people awareness and cognition that the world is in a serious condition due to Covid 19 pandemic. Moreover, there are also songs created before, such as "Perjuangan dan Doa" and "Nilai Sehat", which can motivate the people to keep surviving in the middle of the pandemic through healthy life and worships.
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