Study on the Postmodernism Novel Pulang by Leila Chudori

ICETA 7 || 7th International Conference on Educational Technology of Adi Buana
Conference Proceedings || 13 Maret 2016 || ISBN: 978-979-3870-50-2
Penerbit : Universitas PGRI Adi Buana Surabaya

Penulis  : Indayani



This study aimed to describe the postmodernism contained in the work of Leila S. Chudori’s Pulang (Coming Home) novel. 

The study reviewed the novel because of the novel deals with postmodernism covering habitus, arena, and capital. Habitus is a habit or ordinances carriage While the power of the realm is the arena in which there are efforts to the struggle for resources (capital) and also in order to obtain access to certain close to the power hierarchy. This research used a novel by Leila S. Chudori entitled Pulang. as the research object using the postmodernism theory. The method used in this research was descriptive qualitative. Data were collected in the form of words, phrases, sentences that mention habitus, arena, and capital in the novel. The data collection was done by reading the source data. The results of this study were in the form of habitus, domain, and capital as reflected in the novel. This can be clarified by the practice that is habitus multiplied by capital plus domains (arena) or interactions between habitus, arena, and capital to produce a social practice.

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