The Construction of The Role of Women in Indonesia Novels in the 1920s

Ade Putra, Yasnur Asri, Yenni Hayati
2018 Proceedings of the International Conference on Language, Literature, and Education (ICLLE 2018)   unpublished
This study aimed to describe the construction of the role of women in the novels of Indonesia in the 1920s. The data in study were figure of speeches, speeches of the narrator, description of the behavior of character. Issue in this study is about the construction role of women contained in the novels of Indonesia in the 1920s. This study used four novels as the sources; Sitti Nurbaya by Marah Rusli, Azab dan Sengsara by Merari Siregar, Kehilangan Mestika by Hamidah, and Manusia Bebas by
more » ... sia Bebas by Suwarsih Djojopuspito. This study used a qualitative content analysis techniques. Data validation was done by triangulation techniques, which checks the validity of data that take advantage of something else outside of the data. Based on the results, we can conclude the role of women in the novels Indonesia in the 1920s is divided into two parts. First, the domestic role of women in the world that includes the role as a child, the role of wife and motherhood. Second, the role of the public world that includes the role of education and role in the public organization.
doi:10.2991/iclle-18.2018.76 fatcat:xtzzxc5c2nevtfitiai4tdzvei