Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA 2017)

Emblems of Gender Case Study to Indonesian Novel

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Asmawati ASMAWATI
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Asmawati ASMAWATI
Available Online October 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icla-17.2018.37How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Reflection, Gender Emblems, Indonesian Novel
Abstract

This study aims to describe gender emblems that reflected in Indonesian novel in the time before and after The Indonesian Independence day. There are four gender emblems that reflect in Indonesian novel through socio-literature study and using literature-feminism approach. First, gender banner of novel in 1920s that consist of the desire to reorganize man and woman relationship to create romantic relationship and determine the choice. Second, emblems of gender that contain protest of gender injustice in public appear in 1930s' novels. Third, emblems of gender in 1970s-1990s' novels which contains of gender injustice in local culture (in this case is Java) that placed women as the second social stratum. Fourth, emblems of gender in novel of reformation era voiced global equality for women. The cause of these emblems is the women's education. Having education makes women able togo beyond the tradition, life pressures and self-equality with men in all aspects. These four genders are the basis of women characters in Indonesian novels to do some changes in behavior and place themselves in society and not being tied up in domestic scope anymore. The change of behavior is related with four stigma as the effect of (1) victims of politic, (2) tradition and culture in society,(3) sexual problems, (4) domestic problems. Domestic problem here is not the problem related with family life but as the source that will produce other problems that lead women in wrong position, marginal, hurt, inferior and weak

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-444-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icla-17.2018.37How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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