Zuindra Zuindra, Eddy Setia, Tengku Silvana Sinar, Nurlela Nurlela


This research aims to investigate the meaning of social semiotics on the visual mood of Ketoprak Dor's performance organized by the Javanese community in North  Sumatra province. It was conducted by applying an interactive multimodal analysis of two groups of Ketoprak Dor. The main purpose of this research is to find out how to interpret Ketoprak Dor as a cultural art with great value in social semiotics. With the broad theory of multimodality, the researcher did an interactive metafunction analysis of the chosen visual images of Ketoprak Dor's performance. This analysis utilized four visual categories: contact, social distance, perspective, and Modality. It was found that Ketoprak Dor's performance presented a stereotypical image of actors on the stage during the performance. It showed that every movement made by the actors provided a visual mood and created social semiotic meanings.


Multimodal; Interactive Metafunction; Ketoprak Dor; Javanese Community

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