INJUSTICE REPRESENTATION IN THE POETRY ANTHOLOGY NYANYIAN AKAR RUMPUT BY WIJI THUKUL (An Analysis Study of Critical Literacy)

  • Fetti Astrini Rishanjani Universitas Negeri Jakarta
  • Zainal Rafli Universitas Negeri Jakarta
  • Zuriyati Zuriyati Universitas Negeri Jakarta
Keywords: representation of injustice, poetry, critical literacy

Abstract

ABSTRACT

The aim of this research is to do an in-depth study of the representation of injustice cointaned in the anthology of poetry Nyanyian Akar Rumput written by Wiji Thukul and its implication in learning Indonesian language. This research is a qualitative research using descriptive analysis method. The research concludes that the analyzed poems represent acts of injustice, such as commutative and recreative injustice. The results of this research showed: (1) Representation of commutative injustice was found in the poem entitled “Tanah” that revealed the people’s demand of justice caused by land expropriation;(2) Representation of recreative injustice was found in the poem entitled “Batas Panggung” that revealed the opposition caused by the lack of freedom in voicing their aspirations;(3) The implication of this research can be used by teachers and students as learning materials for literary study.

Keywords: representation of injustice, poetry, critical literacy

Author Biographies

Fetti Astrini Rishanjani, Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Language Education Study Program, Postgraduate Program, Universitas Negeri Jakarta 

Zainal Rafli, Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Language Education Study Program, Postgraduate Program, Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Zuriyati Zuriyati, Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Language Education Study Program, Postgraduate Program, Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Published
2019-01-01
How to Cite
Rishanjani, F., Rafli, Z., & Zuriyati, Z. (2019, January 1). INJUSTICE REPRESENTATION IN THE POETRY ANTHOLOGY NYANYIAN AKAR RUMPUT BY WIJI THUKUL (An Analysis Study of Critical Literacy). BAHTERA : Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa Dan Sastra, 18(1), 15-32. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.21009/BAHTERA.181.02