Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Empowerment and Engagement (ICCEE 2021)

The Social Class Representation in the Heidi Film

Roland Barthes Semiotic Analysis

Authors
Diva Anjani1, Fajar Junaedi2, *
1,2Communication Science Department, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
*Corresponding author: Email: fajarjun@ums.ac.id
Corresponding Author
Fajar Junaedi
Available Online 9 May 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.024How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Film; Heidi; Social Class; Representation; Semiotics
Abstract

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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Empowerment and Engagement (ICCEE 2021)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
9 May 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-574-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.024How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

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