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

Authors
Deny Gunawan Susandi
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Deny Gunawan Susandi
Available Online December 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icclas-17.2018.41How to use a DOI?
Keywords
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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Proceedings
International Conference on Culture and Language in Southeast Asia (ICCLAS 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-462-0
ISSN
2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icclas-17.2018.41How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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