The Feminity of Women's Image in the Novel Nayla by Djenar Maesa Ayu

Authors

  • Putri Lisdiaztuty Faculty of Languages and Arts, Yogyakarta State University
  • Suroso Faculty of Languages and Arts, Yogyakarta State University

Keywords:

Femininity, female image, gender.

Abstract

The image of women is a form of femininity to increase the position and degree of women to be equal or equal to the position of men's degrees. Feminism struggles and efforts to achieve this goal include various ways. One way is to obtain the same rights and opportunities as men. This novel has advantages in characterization, including the main character in the story who is able and strong to face various life phenomena even though there are many conflicts in it. The purpose of this study is to describe the image of women in the novel Nayla by Djenar Maesa Ayu, identify the content of feminism in the novel Nayla by Djenar Maesa Ayu, and identify the gender relations that exist in the female figure in the novel Nayla by Djenar Maesa Ayu. The method used in this research is descriptive qualitative research method. The novel Nayla by Djenar Maesa Ayu is also very interesting when studied with a feminist approach with the condition of Nayla's character being frustrated because she gets injustice as a woman and Sara Mills' theory. The data collection technique used in this research is library technique.

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Published

2022-11-01

How to Cite

Putri Lisdiaztuty, & Suroso. (2022). The Feminity of Women’s Image in the Novel Nayla by Djenar Maesa Ayu. International Journal of Recent Innovations in Academic Research, 6(11), 1–9. Retrieved from https://ijriar.com/index.php/ijriar/article/view/468