POSTCOLONIALISM APPROACH A LITERARY ANALYSIS IN Orhan Phamuk’s Snow

Oleh : Dra. Hj. Siyaswati, M.Pd., S1 – Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia (siyasw@yahoo.com)

The purpose of this paper is to reveal the postcolonialism approach a literary study in Snow by Orhan Phamuk. The theories of postcolonialism and its function in literature critic will be discussed in detail. “Snow” is a novel which takes place in the border city of Kars and explores the conflict between Islamism, Westernism, poverty and headscarf ban in modem Turkey. It also explored vast trajectories of history, art, culture, the persistence of memory and tradition in their everyday lives and the poignancy and beauty of the human experience.

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