Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Humanities and Social Science, ICHSS 2022, 17 December 2022, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Deconstruction of Female Position and The Role of Myth in Oral Literation of Kayuagung Society

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.17-12-2022.2333015,
        author={Ernani  Ernani and Suyitno  Suyitno and Muhammad  Rohmadi},
        title={Deconstruction of Female Position and The  Role of Myth in Oral Literation of Kayuagung Society },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Humanities and Social Science, ICHSS 2022, 17 December 2022, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICHSS},
        year={2023},
        month={10},
        keywords={deconstruction female position myth oral literature kayuagung society},
        doi={10.4108/eai.17-12-2022.2333015}
    }
    
  • Ernani Ernani
    Suyitno Suyitno
    Muhammad Rohmadi
    Year: 2023
    Deconstruction of Female Position and The Role of Myth in Oral Literation of Kayuagung Society
    ICHSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.17-12-2022.2333015
Ernani Ernani1,*, Suyitno Suyitno1, Muhammad Rohmadi1
  • 1: Sebelas Maret University
*Contact email: ernaniali121282@student.uns.ac.id

Abstract

This research is aimed to describe the form of deconstruction of female position and the role of myth in oral literature of Kayuagung society. The method used in this research is descriptive qualitative method. Derrida's and Khamla Basin' theory of deconstraction and female position is applied. The approach used is literary anthropology which main sources of data is obtained from five folktales both written and online ones. They are "Putri Jari Sakti, Putri Rambut Putih, Putri Rambut Emas, Negeri Siloo and Serving Kuning". The research reveals that there are found deconstruction of female position and the role of myth in those folktales, namely deconstruction of female sexuality control, the limitation of female freedom, and the ownership of wealth which should be on men's hands. Then, the myth surroundings female is that Palembangnese men should not marry the native female of Kayuagung. That is an order as well as the oath from the ancestors for its succescors.