Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Language, Literature and Education, ICLLE 2019, 22-23 August, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

Love, Friendship, and Teenagers Social Conflict in Novel Things About Him by Nara Lahmusi

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.19-7-2019.2289546,
        author={Zulfadhli  Zulfadhli and M I Nasution},
        title={Love, Friendship, and Teenagers Social Conflict  in Novel Things About Him by Nara Lahmusi},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Language, Literature and Education, ICLLE 2019, 22-23 August, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICLLE},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={love friendship teenagers social conflict},
        doi={10.4108/eai.19-7-2019.2289546}
    }
    
  • Zulfadhli Zulfadhli
    M I Nasution
    Year: 2019
    Love, Friendship, and Teenagers Social Conflict in Novel Things About Him by Nara Lahmusi
    ICLLE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.19-7-2019.2289546
Zulfadhli Zulfadhli1,*, M I Nasution1
  • 1: Faculty of Languages and Arts, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: zulfadli@fbs.unp.ac.id

Abstract

This article contains a discussion of teenagers issues presented in novel Things about Him by Nara Lahmusi. The purpose of this study is to: 1) describe the problem of teenagers love in the novel Things about Him by Nara Lahmsui; 2) describe the issue of friendship in the novel Things about Him by Nara Lahmsui; 3) describe teenagers social conflicts in Nara Lahmusi's novel Things About Him. This research will be carried out in several stages. The first stage of this research is the literature study by collecting references that have relevance to the research problem from various sources. The second stage of this research is data collection with the following steps: 1) reading the novel that has been used as an object of material intensively; 2) identify aspects related to the research problem; and 3) record the results of identification. The third stage is data analysis, and the last stage is to reveal the results of the analysis and discussion. This can be seen in the author's description and narration displayed through his characters. 2) friendship in social groups will form the dynamics of relationships that tend to remain. This is a strategy in maintaining the group. Conflict will arise if one part of the group resigns or moves to another group. The pattern of teen friendship expressed in this novel is a representation of popularity. 3) teenagers social conflicts contained in this novel include: family conflicts (parents), social conflicts (friends).