E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2024

Discourse of Environmental Sustainability in the Narrative of Batik Motifs

Author(s): Bani Sudardi


This research tried to seeks to reveal the discourse on environmental sustainability in narratives related to batik motifs. This research seeks to prove that in the batik motif narrative there is a discourse to preserve the environment which is related to the cultural values of the community that owns it.

The research method used is a qualitative research method using cultural theme analysis on the study subject under study. The object of study is the classical and contemporary batik that is developing today which has left the context of classical batik.

The research found that in batik there is indeed a discourse on environmental sustainability in the form of an existential message about the environment. This message is also present in narrative form which gives rise to a metaphorical message related to the socio-cultural history of the community that owns it.

Keywords: Batik, Narative, Enviroment

Pages: 88-93

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