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Title: Fate of the Poor
Authors: Sitorus, Rosalina
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Program Studi Sastra Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: The story of Fate of the Poor is about a girl named Sekar who lived Special Region of Yogyakarta with her mother and brother, Rafli, that has autism since he was born. Sekar stopped going to school in her fifth grade because of poverty. Her parents couldn’t send her to school anymore because they didn’t have money for school, even it was hard getting money for barely survive. So, Sekar helped her mother taking care of her brother since morning so that her mother could work longer. Her father didn’t work, he was a bad father for not being responsible of his family, even he was chased away by her mother after he tried to rape Sekar when she was thirteen. Life was harder for Sekar to live since she realised that her family was going to die if she didn’t do anything. Luckily her only bestfriend, Mala, helped her finding a job, whereas her mother always forbade her to go out of the house. Her mother was getting angry because Sekar went to Malioboro to find a job, and it made her mother didn’t talk to her for a week. This made Sekar decided to leave her house, her mother, and her brother for working. Finally Sekar worked in Mrs. Karin house as a housemaid, because as an uneducated girl, that’s what she could do. An innocent girl left her comfort zone and tried to survive far away from her family just for getting a better future for her and her family. However, the problem of her life didn’t stop when she found a job and earned money just like what she thought before. Many problems came and destroy her life. Then, what would a poor and uneducated girl, like Sekar, do to face a hurt life? How did fate play her life?
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/15452
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