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

Research Article

The Representation of Political Education and Coalition of Power in Indonesia in the Novel Cantik Itu Luka by Eka Kurniawan

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.17-12-2022.2333280,
        author={Eko  Triono and Andayani  Andayani and Nugrahaeni Eko  Wardani},
        title={ The Representation of Political Education and Coalition of Power in Indonesia in the Novel Cantik Itu Luka by Eka Kurniawan},
        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={novel political education coalition of power cantik itu luka by eka kurniawan},
        doi={10.4108/eai.17-12-2022.2333280}
    }
    
  • Eko Triono
    Andayani Andayani
    Nugrahaeni Eko Wardani
    Year: 2023
    The Representation of Political Education and Coalition of Power in Indonesia in the Novel Cantik Itu Luka by Eka Kurniawan
    ICHSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.17-12-2022.2333280
Eko Triono1,*, Andayani Andayani1, Nugrahaeni Eko Wardani1
  • 1: Sebelas Maret University
*Contact email: ekotrionopbis3@student.uns.ac.id

Abstract

As a literary work, novel is often used by its authors to criticize how reign is gained and obtained within a certain social system. The novel Cantik Itu Luka by Eka Kurniawan contains a representation of reign in Halimunda, the imaginary area stated in the novel as part of the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. This research's goals is to describe and explain the representation of (1) political education and (2) power coalitions in Eka Kurniawan's Cantik Itu Luka. This is qualitative descriptive research with literature study. The data in this study is the information related to the subject matter sourced from books, articles and similar media. Data analysis was done descriptively.Results of this study show that in Eka Kurniawan's Cantik Itu Luka, (1) a critical attitude towards political education; ideologicalization, regeneration, mass mobilization, and partisan participation and (2 ) a depiction of power coalition which includes military power, civil power, and economic power whose its characteristic of relations is unstableunstable.