Novel Sungai Mengalir Lesu: Satu kajian strukturalisme genetik / Neeshanti Rhamaroo

Neeshanti , Rhamaroo (2018) Novel Sungai Mengalir Lesu: Satu kajian strukturalisme genetik / Neeshanti Rhamaroo. Masters thesis, University of Malaya.

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    This research showed the Genetic Structuralism theory that has been introduced by Lucien Goldman in a novel by A. Samad Said; Sungai Mengalir Lesu Novel. This study has proven the importance of the outer elements of a novel such as the background of the author, the thinking of the author that is the author’s world’s view according to his era and experience in producing a good quality masterpiece. This masterpiece has proven that the background of A. Samad Said has played an important role in producing a historical masterpiece that portrays the reality of the Singaporean life that was tortured during the occupation of the Japanese. However it is more focused to the villagers that lived in a village by a river. All the experiences gone through by the author has been transferred in a form of a masterpiece of real life events. A. Samad Said’s world’s thinking was also studied to see his opinion and views towards the world of literature and the world of reality. All the conflicts happened in the Sungai Mengalir Lesu novel has been looked into in depth to understand how an author looked at a conflict happened in a society and relate it to a storyline of a masterpiece that he has written. Among the conflicts that were given most attention on are the opposing of the youth group towards the power of the colony, the conflict between the colony and the conflict among the locals. As a whole, the application of the Genetic Structuralism theory has proven that not only internal factors are important in producing a novel, but external factors should also be given priority too.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Dissertation (M.A.) – Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya 2018.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Genetic Structuralism theory; Sungai Mengalir Lesu novel; Conflict; Japanese occupation; Storyline
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
    P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
    Divisions: Academy of Malay Studies
    Depositing User: Mr Mohd Safri Tahir
    Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2021 01:24
    Last Modified: 25 Feb 2021 01:24

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