SEX DISCOURSE IN SUHAILI‟S HARGA PERAWAN NOL RUPIAH

  • L. Dyah Purwita Wardani SWW University of Jember

Abstract

This research aims to explore sex discourse written in this novel. Sex education plays an important role in youth age. High school students are still in the process of searching identity so that the discourse that arises from the literary works they read will influence the knowledge change their perspective, get expressed in their behavior. Sex education is essentially an effort to provide knowledge about the function of reproductive organs by implanting morality, ethics and religious values avoid the abuse of the reproductive organs. To achieve this goal, this study uses Stuart Hall's representation theory (1997) and discourse approach by Foucault. This qualitative analysis look at data in words, phrases or sentences in the novel. The steps employed were 1) gathering the data about the young woman character 2) identifying the character‘s problems relating to her relationship 3) identifying sex education in the story 4) analyzing the influence of sex understanding to the characters. The findings of this research is sex education in the way of patriarchal world.

Published
2019-09-16