Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Language in Southeast Asia (ICCLAS 2017)

The Image of Modern Woman in A.S. Laksana's Bidadari yang Mengembara Short Story

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Deny Gunawan Susandi
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Deny Gunawan Susandi
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icclas-17.2018.41How to use a DOI?
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Culture; Gender; Feminism Approach; Feminist Literary Critics
Abstract
This study focuses on the character analysis a masseuse whose name is Nita in "Bidadari Yang Mengembara" short story. It aims to show how Nita described as a modern woman but at the same time fits to the figure of a common traditional Javanese women. Qualitative method and feminist literary critics are used in this study. The findings reveal that as a modern woman, Nita dares to oppose the values that should be obeyed by women in general. However, the story also reveal that a woman cannot entirely escape from the general gender image which is in subordinate position.
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@inproceedings{GunawanSusandi2017,
  title={The Image of Modern Woman in A.S. Laksana's Bidadari yang Mengembara Short Story},
  author={Gunawan Susandi, Deny},
  year={2017},
  booktitle={International Conference on Culture and Language in Southeast Asia (ICCLAS 2017)},
  issn={2352-5398},
  isbn={978-94-6252-462-0},
  url={http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/icclas-17.2018.41},
  doi={10.2991/icclas-17.2018.41},
  publisher={Atlantis Press}
}
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