The Power of Social Class and Its Impact to Language Use

Sopian Saupi Irawan


The aim of this paper was to know how social class particularly nobility affected the language use within the people of Sukadana village. Sukadana Village is a place in which most of the people are belonging to nobility. The phenomena in the society dealing with language use and the culture of society in term of how they treat the language become the interest of the discussion in this paper. Research design is qualitative descriptive. The data gathered which by means of interview and voice recording. The data was analyzed by the way of transcribing and describing such as words, sentences, and utterances. Furthermore, every theory relates to the topic was selected to support the idea. In the daily life, the power of social class and the manifestation of nobility have an impact to the language within people of Sukadana Village.


Language; Power; Social Class

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