Categories of Legends Folktale of Minangkabau People’s in West Sumatra
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- folkltale; legends; Minangkabau people; West Sumatera
This research article contains a discussion about the egends folkltale category of Minangkabau people’s in West Sumatra. This research is descriptive qualitative research. The legends folktale of Minangkabau people's in West Sumatra was obtained from the narrative of informants. Categorical data is formulated through a search of the motive structure and role function the legends folktale the of Minangkabau people’s in West Sumatra that has been collected. The study of legends folktale of the Minangkabau people’s in West Sumatra uses structural study theory as used by Danandjaja (1984), Djamaris (1993 and 1994), Rusyana (2000). This is in line with that done by Proop (1928, 1967, 1987), Greimas (1979, 1990), Scoles (1974). Based on the research findings, the legends folktale of Minangkabau people’s in West Sumatra with regard to the motive structure and role function, can be categorized into four categories, namely (1) folktale of religious legend, the legend of the meritorious and main people in the development of Islam in West Sumatra, (2) the folktale of the supernatural legends, the folktale that is considered to be true and has been experienced by someone to affirm the superstitious truth, (3) the folktale of individual legend, the folktale about certain characters as the main person, and (4) folktale of local legend, ie folktale related to a place, topography, name, and about its origin.
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TY - CONF AU - Hasanuddin WS Hasanuddin WS AU - Emidar Emidar AU - Zulfadhli Zulfadhli PY - 2018/12 DA - 2018/12 TI - Categories of Legends Folktale of Minangkabau People’s in West Sumatra BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Language, Literature, and Education (ICLLE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 463 EP - 468 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iclle-18.2018.79 DO - 10.2991/iclle-18.2018.79 ID - HasanuddinWS2018/12 ER -