Proceedings of the 1st International Seminar on Cultural Sciences, ISCS 2020, 4 November 2020, Malang, Indonesia

Research Article

Folklore-based Historical Construction of Toyomarto Village

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.4-11-2020.2308910,
        author={Maulfi Syaiful Rizal and Nur  Iksan and I Kadek Yudi Astawan},
        title={Folklore-based Historical Construction of Toyomarto Village},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Seminar on Cultural Sciences, ISCS 2020, 4 November 2020, Malang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISCS},
        year={2021},
        month={6},
        keywords={folklore oral literature semiotics toyomarto},
        doi={10.4108/eai.4-11-2020.2308910}
    }
    
  • Maulfi Syaiful Rizal
    Nur Iksan
    I Kadek Yudi Astawan
    Year: 2021
    Folklore-based Historical Construction of Toyomarto Village
    ISCS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.4-11-2020.2308910
Maulfi Syaiful Rizal1,*, Nur Iksan1, I Kadek Yudi Astawan1
  • 1: Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia
*Contact email: maulfi_rizal@ub.ac.id

Abstract

Nowadays these oral literatures are written in a lot of writings, those writings can be about theories or knowledge. The role of literature is important in observing the origin of a village and writing it in the form of written literature. It is to understand the historical construction of Toyomarto village entirely and understanding the function of folklore for the villagers of Toyomarto, and according to Alan Dundes and literary semiotics theories in the stories that are growing in Toyomarto village. The data collecting procedure uses structured and non-structured interview technique, and observation, then transcription and translation. Data analysis technique includes interview results’ analysis, observation, data marking or codification, data presentation, interpretation based on the function of oral literature and literary semiotics theories, and conclusion. The result of this study is the stories that are growing in Toyomarto is a historical construction that builds the names of Toyomarto areas. The function of oral literature also shows that the existence of Toyomarto is inseparable from every hamlet name in Toyomarto village. Semiotics or signifier of villages’ origins is also seen in stories that were told by interviewees.