The Social Class Representation in the Heidi Film
Roland Barthes Semiotic Analysis
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- Film; Heidi; Social Class; Representation; Semiotics
Film and reality partake are engaged a relationship. It shows that film is a representational practice that relates the text with reality. The reality that appears and is raised in the film emerges from personal views or prejudices against the social issues raised. In this study, prejudice against social issues regarding social class appears in Heidi film. This film conveys the story of two people from different social class backgrounds who can live together. This study aims to show how the social class representation in the film is depicted through the signs. This research paradigm employed the critical paradigm realm. The data analysis method was semiotics Roland Barthes. The findings showed that social class is represented through differences in housing, education, and lifestyle in dress or fashion, food, and daily activities or hobbies. This representation indicated the habitus of each different class. Even though social inequality arises in the film, lower-class characters can match due to the hegemony of upper-class characters. This film presents the positive upper class.
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TY - CONF AU - Diva Anjani AU - Fajar Junaedi PY - 2022 DA - 2022/05/09 TI - The Social Class Representation in the Heidi Film BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Empowerment and Engagement (ICCEE 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 215 EP - 221 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.024 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.220501.024 ID - Anjani2022 ER -