ELDERLY PORTRAIT IN INDONESIAN LITERARY TEXTSOF MINANGKABAU AUTHOR: STUDIES SHORT STORY OF AIR MATA TUA BY MOTINGGO BUSYE

Hasanuddin WS, Emidar Emidar

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Abstract: This paper contains a discussion of the elderly portrait in Indonesian literary text of Minangkabau author.  The text of short stories for this studies is a short stories Air Mata Tua (Elderly Teardrop)  by Motinggo Busye. This study is based on the view of sociology of literature. The elderly portrait found in the text of  Motinggo Busye's short story  is the portrait of  the elderly as an alienated human being. Alienation is a state  in which a person feels isolated or isolated in living his life. The cause of alienation of elderly life in the text of Motinggo Busye’s short stories is the distance of intergenerational social situation and condition and the absence of open communication between siblings in the kinship structure of modern Indonesian society.


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