Representation of Political Tragedy in Cerita Cinta Enrico by Ayu Utami
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- representation, political tragedy, and novel
The aim of this study was to describe the political tragedy which becomes the background of the novel Cerita Cinta Enrico by Ayu Utami. This research used interpretative qualitative method and applied New Historicism approach. The data were in the form of words, phrases, sentences, and story units contained in Ayu Utami’s novel Cerita Cinta Enrico. Based on the result of analysis, there are two tragedy politics that is found in this study. First is tragedy of PRRI (The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Indonesia) happened in the era of old order government; Second is demonstration conducted by Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) that rejected the nomination of President Soeharto that occurred during the New Order era. PRRI tragedy was carried out by the armed forces triggered by the inequality of development between the central and regional. Meanwhile, the demonstration tragedy was performed by the students (intellectuals) triggered by authoritarian New Order government, then they are led back by the authoritarian and corrupt President Soeharto. The findings suggested to the next researcher to examine the representation political tragedy in other Indonesian novels, therefore, the result of this research can be formulated in the form of political tragedy represented in Indonesian literature from the perspective of New Historicism.
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TY - CONF AU - Asmawati Asmawati AU - Yasnur Asri PY - 2018/12 DA - 2018/12 TI - Representation of Political Tragedy in Cerita Cinta Enrico by Ayu Utami BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Language, Literature, and Education (ICLLE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 536 EP - 541 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iclle-18.2018.90 DO - 10.2991/iclle-18.2018.90 ID - Asmawati2018/12 ER -