The Man and Social Flaming Reconstructed in the Mysterious Munanese Folksong of La Kadandio

2016 International Journal of Linguistics Literature and Culture  
La Kadandio is the only one of mysterious Munanese folksong. It can not be chanted by anyone and any time in the Munanese community except in the moment of performing welcome dance, tari Linda. To keep the song secret, Munanese elders employed a traditional method to forbid every one chanting the song. By literary Anthropology approach, a man and social flaming reconstructed in the simple and symbolic lyric of the song are revealed. The personal name of La Kadandio reflects a sorrow and sadness
more » ... of Munanese people in the 17 th century. The name refers to La Ode Kadiri, the twelfth king of Muna who experienced a maltreatment and cruelty in exile, Ternate. Previously he was under arrest by a deceitful tactic and conspiration among Dutch, the king of Buton, and the king of Ternate for his disagreement to accept Dutch entering Muna territory. The extra ordinary struggle to release him from the exile done by his queen, Wa Ode Wakelu, was symbolically reconstructed in the song.
doi:10.21744/ijllc.v2i4.285 fatcat:5ysucg7klvbxjc3jozc3dsitla