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Title: Conflicts and Cultural Differences in Multicultural Society in a Novel by Fira Basuki “Rojak”
Authors: Chrisdiana, Yessy
Keywords: multiculturalism;multicultural society;cultural differences;conflict;ethnocentrism
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: Rojak, a novel by Fira Basuki, is a literary work that talked about problematic situations in multicultural society. The chaotic situation was seen in relationship between Janice Wong, Setyo Hadiningrat, Nami Hadiningrat and Mrs.Kim-Wong. This study had been done to analyze causes or sources of conflicts in the multicultural society and the way cultural differences aggravate the conflicts. Multiculturalism perspective appeared as the base of the analysis, while result was searched out from analyzing those four characters. Language, communication and gender roles have found as sources of conflicts in the novel. Ethnocentrism which means a perception that someone‟s own culture is the best, also found as an aspect that worsened conflict in a multicultural society.
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/1780
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