Jurnal Masyarakat dan Budaya
Vol 17, No 1 (2015)


Patji, Abdul Rachman ( P2KK-LIPI )

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Publish Date
21 Sep 2015


This article discusses political poetry that occurs during Indonesian’s election campaign, specially presidential campaign 2014. Both of competed parties, such as Prabowo’s side (KMP) and Jokowi’s side (KIH) peformed their own political poetry and reciprocate each other, on the contrary there are some of poetry made by society. Apart from read out, the poetry also appears in social media. The emersion of this poetry is quite enticing, although it is not an utterly new phenomena. The political poetry 2014 adds new polemic space, diversity of vision and mission and program that offered by candidate and elector. The political poetry indeed is a form of moderate media, thrifty, cultured, and have high moral standard in campaign besides using open campaign and mass support. It is just still be found some of poetry that contain mockery, agitation, shows resentment and jealousy, moreover offend president candidate personal. Keywords : political poetry, presidential election, presidential campaign

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Jurnal Masyarakat dan Budaya (JMB) or Journal of Society and Culture is a peer-reviewed journal that aims to be an authoritative academic source on the study of society and culture. We publish original research papers, review articles, case studies, and book reviews focusing on Indonesian society, ...