FREEDOM OF THOUGHT IN SAMAN NOVEL BY AYU UTAMI (1998): A GENETIC STRUCTURALIST APPROACH

Ika Libriani, Dewi Candraningrum, Titis Setyabudi

DOI: https://doi.org/10.23917/kls.v27i2.4477

Abstract

Abstract
This study examined the world view of freedom of thought of the major
and minor characters in Saman novel by involving genetic structuralist
approach. This research was descriptive qualitative research. The primary
data source was Saman, a novel written by Ayu Utami and translated by
Pamela Allen in 2005. Meanwhile the secondary data source was the socialhistorical
background of the Indonesian society in the twentieth century. Both
data were collected through library research and analyzed by descriptive
analysis. Based on the genetic structuralist approach, there was a close
relationship between the novel and the realities of Indonesian life. The novel
was as an object in which the author presented her world view.

Keywords: Freedom of Thought, Saman, Genetic Structuralist Approach.

 

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