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

Social Criticism in a Short Story of “Corat-Coret di Toilet” by Eka Kurniawan

Authors
Ida Satriyani Kasran Ramsi, Else Liliani
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Ida Satriyani Kasran Ramsi
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icille-18.2019.33How to use a DOI?
Keywords
social criticism, critical discourse analysis of fairclough, Corat-Coret di toilet.
Abstract
The Corat-Coret di Toilet short story by Eka Kurniawan seemed to have a substantial political feel since several short story quotes show it. The Corat-Coret di Toilet short story by Eka Kurniawan was analyzed using the Fairclough model critical discourse reading analysis. It aims to know the social criticism were constructive, interdiscursivity, and to find out the ideology behind the short story Corat-Coret di Toilet by Eka Kurniawan. The results of critical discourse analysis reading in Corat-Coret di Toilet story by Eka Kurniawan found that the author wanted to convey three things. First, in the short story, Corat-Coret di Toilet by Eka Kurniawan work on social criticism was constructed in the form of resistance to the government which showed through the characters in the story. Second, the construction of social criticism in the short story of Corat-Coret di Toilet by Eka Kurniawan refers to the proverb that there is no rattan, even if it has the meaning if the good does not exist, then even the poor can be used. Third, short story of Corat-Coret di Toilet by Eka Kurniawan was born from a historical trail in 1999 revealing a democratic and anti-establishment ideology that seemed to represent the author's choice of attitude.
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Proceedings
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
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2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icille-18.2019.33How to use a DOI?
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