Today. with the coming of modern engineering. about everything has undergone inventions. reinventions and some deconstructions. It has brought away many alterations in human enterprise – including linguistic communication usage. Language has been our ‘dress of thought’ and avenue of free positions and thoughts. Unsurprisingly. our values and modern-day influences are imbedded in the linguistic communication or the pick of words we use. “Language is the key to the bosom of civilization. ” The correlativity between linguistic communication and civilization enabled linguistic communication to “hold the power to keep national and cultural identity” ( Samovar. Porter. 2000 ) . In this universe wherein linguistic communication has taken an active function in the determinism of our ideas and relativity to fellow linguistic communication users. assorted modern-day dad civilizations have sprung out. including Fliptop. Fliptop Rap Battles. a aspect of Filipino music. is deemed to be a reinvention of the classical ‘balagtasan’ . It is composed of three unit of ammunitions and is a lucifer between two people. whoever can throw the cleverest punchline while dissing the other wins. The local hip-hop scene has ne’er been more popular than earlier.
The virality of Fliptop blame conflicts. with the usage of Filipino linguistic communication and new media ( Youtube ) as the channel. has been hip-hop music’s foremost elephantine measure towards credence and acknowledgment from local hearers. It uses coarse words and abuses as extra spice ; therefore. it is non immune to bias. racism and sexism. Rappers. nevertheless. have gained acknowledgment for their show of consciousness of Filipino pop civilization in their lyricality ( Yap. 2012 ) . With the usage of Filipino linguistic communication in the exchange of ideas. we could set up or map the dominant image of youth civilization in our state. It is said that linguistic communication is used to believe every bit good as to talk.
An individual’s linguistic communication is influenced by his ideas ( E. M. Rogers. T. M. Steinfatt. 1998 ) . Language. being the mirror of society and a contemplation of civilization. can assist us understand the implicit in tendencies and propensities of the young person. Therefore. the usage of linguistic communication can be a cardinal constituent in analysing and finding the dominant image of youth civilization as gleaned in Fliptop Battles. a research therefore in this affair would turn out important. The advocate of this survey decided to look into the different values and image of youth civilization that are reflected in the lyricality and linguistic communication used in the context of fliptop blame conflicts.
Statement of the Problem
What is the dominant image of young person as imbedded in Fliptop Rap Battles posted in the picture sharing site in Youtube during the months of November 2012 to January 2013? More specifically. this survey aims to reply the undermentioned inquiries: 1. Are at that place important relationships in the content of fliptop blame conflicts and the dominant image of the young person in the Philippines? 2. What are the popular/contemporary influences presented in fliptop blame conflicts?
Aim of the Study
The chief intent of this survey is to find the dominant image of young person as imbedded in Fliptop Rap Battles posted in the picture sharing site in Youtube during the months of November 2012 to January 2013? Specifically. this survey seeks to:
1. Determine the important relationships in the content of Fliptop and the dominant image of young person and ; 2. Identify the popular/contemporary influences presented in Fliptop Battles.
Significance of the Study
The young person is the hope of the fatherland. It is on this premiss that this survey is conceived. It is hoped that this survey will be utile in the undermentioned ways. 1. Awareness of the popular/contemporary influences as depicted in Fliptop Rap Battles will assist us understand the kineticss and behaviour of young person towards certain issues. Therefore. we can presume the efficiency of the linguistic communication usage ( semantics. pragmatics ) and communicate with the young person more efficaciously. 2. Consequences of this survey will assist in finding the function of fliptop blame conflicts. a signifier of discourse. to the point of views and sentiments of young person in social issues. 3. The degree of credence of the respondents in Iloilo City will find the positive or negative attitude of the audience to the new medium such as fliptop.