Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Maritime Education, ICOME 2021, 3-5 November 2021, Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands, Indonesia

Research Article

Symbolism In The Structure Of: Study Of Poetry “Retak Mencari Belah” By Junewal Muchtar

  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.3-11-2021.2314788,
        author={Tety  Kurmalasari},
        title={Symbolism In The Structure Of: Study Of Poetry “Retak Mencari Belah” By Junewal Muchtar},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Maritime Education, ICOME 2021, 3-5 November 2021, Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICOME},
        year={2022},
        month={1},
        keywords={symbolism poetry structure},
        doi={10.4108/eai.3-11-2021.2314788}
    }
    
  • Tety Kurmalasari
    Year: 2022
    Symbolism In The Structure Of: Study Of Poetry “Retak Mencari Belah” By Junewal Muchtar
    ICOME
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.3-11-2021.2314788
Tety Kurmalasari1,*
  • 1: Raja Ali Haji Maritime University
*Contact email: teti@umrah.ac.id

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to reveal about the symbols and meanings of the symbols contained in the poetry structure of Junewal Muchtar's poetry. The theory used in this research is symbol theory which analyzes an object representing a symbol. The method used in analyzing this poem is descriptive and qualitative methods. The source of the data was obtained from the collection of poetry Retak Looking for Belah by Jenewal Mucthar. The results of this study indicate that the symbols contained in 46 poems by Jenewal Muchtar are living things and objects. Symbols of living things include humans, animals and plants which have the meaning of piety, faith, honor, power, loyalty, stength, peace and so on. as well as objects including anchors, bottles, glasses, and others which have the meaning of being transparent, and easily cracked.