Matildars Literacy Practices in Roald Dahlrs lMatildar

Rizka Rachmania Putri, Pratiwi Retnaningdyah
2018 Proceedings of the 2nd Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Conference: Establishing Identities through Language, Culture, and Education (SOSHEC 2018)   unpublished
Literacy practices give an idea to see what people do with literacy rather than seeing it as ability in reading and writing. Roald Dahl's Matilda is chosen as the data because this book contains many depictions of literacy practices. This book has been broadly used to foster children's reading habit. This study is a literary study which aims to reveal Matilda's literacy practices in Roald Dahl's Matilda. Using textual analysis which focuses on Roald Dahl's Matilda as the main source of the
more » ... source of the data, this study employs New Literacy Studies to discuss the issue of this study. New Literacy Studies shows how to see literacy as social practices. To know what people do with the text, it can be analyzed from literacy event, what text is included, values, feelings, attitudes, and social relationship. The analysis shows that Matilda does literacy practices for three purposes; as pleasure, escape, and power.
doi:10.2991/soshec-18.2018.40 fatcat:v42uh7qwk5hi7pzklgquqplrfm