Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Humanities and Social Science, ICHSS 2021, 8 December 2021, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

The Study of Historical Values and Character Education in the Laskar Pelangi Novel By Andrea Hirata

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-12-2021.2322657,
        author={Suhailee  Sohnui and Andayani  Andayani and Suyitno  Suyitno and Atikah  Aninyadiri},
        title={The Study of Historical Values and Character Education in the Laskar Pelangi Novel By Andrea Hirata},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Humanities and Social Science, ICHSS 2021, 8 December 2021, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICHSS},
        year={2022},
        month={10},
        keywords={historical values character education laskar pelangi novel},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-12-2021.2322657}
    }
    
  • Suhailee Sohnui
    Andayani Andayani
    Suyitno Suyitno
    Atikah Aninyadiri
    Year: 2022
    The Study of Historical Values and Character Education in the Laskar Pelangi Novel By Andrea Hirata
    ICHSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-12-2021.2322657
Suhailee Sohnui1,*, Andayani Andayani1, Suyitno Suyitno1, Atikah Aninyadiri1
  • 1: Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: Suhailee2020@student.uns.ac.id

Abstract

This study aims to find out and describe (1) historical value, (2) social problems, (3) the values of character education of Laskar Pelangi by Andrea Hirata. This study analyzed document data in the form of a novel, Laskar Pelangi, by Andrea Hirata as the research object. The method used was the descriptive qualitative method with the sociology of literature. The data were collected by listening and note-taking techniques with a case study strategy. The data were validated using triangulation before being analyzed using a semiotic model reading technique, namely heuristic and hermeneutic reading. Based on the results of data analysis, it was found that (1) Laskar Pelangi was created by the author to appreciate his teacher in the form of a book; (2) the social problems are poverty, education, work, and economy, which are interrelated as the problems in the life of the characters; (3) the value of character education in this novel is relevant to literary learning.