Kepribadian Tokoh Utama dalam Naskah Monolog Balada Sumarah Karya Tentrem Lestari: Kajian Psikologi Sastra

Nella Putri Giriani • M. Rusydi Ahmad • Alfian Rokhmansyah
Journal article Ilmu Budaya • January 2017

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This research purposed to describe the characterization and individuality the main character in monologue script entitled Balada Sumarah by Tantrem Lestari. Balada Sumarah script chose because the main character of this script has complex characterization, so the writer interested to analyze it. This research used qualitative research with descriptive method. This research used literature psychology approach using Sigmund Freud's theory of psychoanalysis and typology of characterization. The data source in this research is the Balada Sumarah monologue script by Tantrem Lestari. The data collection used library research or as known as content analysis which do the direct observation and search identity also the character and characterization. According to this analysis we could take the conclusions, which are: (1) on main character we found Sumarah's nine characteristics, which are big-hearted, analytical, sensitive, patient, intelligent, hard-worker, pessimistic, idealist, and coward; (2) there are id, ego, and superego in Sumarah. The urge of id in Sumarah signed when she wants to know her family background, wants to become a civil worker, wants to become Edi's wife, and wants to murder her employer. The response of ego signed when she asks about the statement of clean as qualified to be civil workers and when she murders her employer. Response of superego signed when Sumarah is considering for become the civil worker, resign from Jumiarti's place, and when Sumarah take a responsibility of her mistake as the suspect of murderer. From the analysis of Sumarah personality, the researcher also found melancholic in Sumarah.




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