Proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Language, Literature and Education (ICILLE 2018)

Sociological Analysis of “Dua Wajah Ibu” a Short Story by Guntur Alam

Authors
Farida Yuni Rochmawati, Else Liliani
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Farida Yuni Rochmawati
Available Online April 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icille-18.2019.20How to use a DOI?
Keywords
sociology, fairclough, guntur alam
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to describe the dimensions of the text, discourse practices and socio-cultural practices in the short story "Dua Wajah Ibu" by Guntur Alam. The theory used is the literary sociology theory. The method used is qualitative method with Fairclough's model of critical discourse analysis. The results of the analysis in this study are: (1) Dimensions of the text, representing "Dua Wajah Ibu" with the face of Jakarta as the capital of Indonesia and the face of Mak Inang as a mother. Interpreting the reality of Jakarta's shabby and chaotic face, the writer describes it through the Mak Inang figure who is able to see the fierce conditions of dirty Jakarta and also not according to what is previously imagined. Mak Inang figures also describe the foreigner’s behavior that is still happy to try their luck in Jakarta to change their social status. Guntur Alam also conveyed a message to readers that Jakarta is actually full of immorality, corruption, and so on. he wants to transform Jakarta into a clean capital, (2) the dimension of discourse practices related to intertextuality and interdiscurivity in this short story where Mak Inang as the main character uses references in the form of practices in Islam and intertextual on Said's Senen Triangle in Memories which written in 2006, (3) the dimension of socio-cultural practices in which the Author included the ideology of urbanism that is featured in this short story through the social reality.
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International Conference on Interdisciplinary Language, Literature and Education (ICILLE 2018)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
April 2019
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978-94-6252-710-2
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icille-18.2019.20How to use a DOI?
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