A SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH OF LITERATURE IN SHORT STORY SENYUM YANG KEKAL BY KORRIE LAYUN RAMPAN

Mursalim Mursalim

Abstract


Sociology is a social science which is the last result of knowledge development. Furthermore, the sociology of literature is applied in the research because it increases the understanding of literature in relation to society, explains that imagery is not contrary to reality although literary works are imaginatively consumed, but the imaginative framework cannot be understood outside the empirical framework and literary work is not merely an individual symptom but a social phenomenon. The objective of this study is to find out and to describe the elements of sociology of literature in short story Senyum yang Kekal created by Korrie Layun Rampan. Technically, this study discussed the relation between literature and sociology; also, this study used sociological methods by describing the facts and characteristics related to population or particular areas systematically and accurately. Hereafter, this paper explained several aspects such as: (1) introduction; (2) discussion and description which included (a) sociological aspects such as social facts, social history, social behavior and social event, and (b) literature aspects as a social condition such as jobs, residence, customs, and romance; and (3) closure.


Keywords


Short story; sociological aspects; literature

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24815/.v1i1.14439

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