Themes and Messages of Environmental Sustainability Issues in Jogja Ora Didol Lyrics

Nanny Sri Lestari, Marcelina Brillian Capelita

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Poetry is a part of literary works. Poetry is wrapped in words and flowery language just to enhance and intensify the effect of the words. A physical structure of poetry make it markedly distinguishable from prose. In a poem, a poet can express the desire by word play. Then, music be a part of human life. The most interesting of music is the tones itself. The tones in a song have the lyrics. The lyrics of the song can also be considered as a poetry and people generally used to have their own opinions about the poetry they read. In other words, a poet rebels of what they see in the society through the poetry they created. By using the critical point of view, a poet expresses the opinion in a song. This research proposed a novelty on highlighting a different horizon of contemporary poetry analysis. This research have the purposes such are raising social criticisms and messages through song lyrics, showing the powerful of poetry as a tool to express an opinion. Furthermore, The varitey of words and word play used in a poetry make it seems attractive in delivering an opinion to a public.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012079
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2020
Event2018 International Conference of Innovations on Environment, Technology in Society, ICE-Tech 2018 - Pekanbaru, Indonesia
Duration: 10 Aug 201811 Aug 2018


  • environmental
  • messages
  • poetry
  • Song
  • themes


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