A Comparative Study of Indonesian Fairy Tales Structure

Prima Gusti Yanti, PGY (2016) A Comparative Study of Indonesian Fairy Tales Structure. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 8 (3). pp. 253-261. ISSN 0975-2935

[img]
Preview
Text
Artikel Fairytales (Rupkatha).pdf

Download (293kB) | Preview
Official URL: http://rupkatha.com/V8/n3/26_Indonesian_fairytale....

Abstract

This study attempts an analysis of the similarities and differences of an intrinsic structure, the patterns of intrinsic structure, and their influence on the fairy tales. The research samples consisted of 12 fairy tales. The study finds that the plots consist of: a male character, who wandering in a jungle, accidentally comes across a lake where fairies are bathing. He steals a fairy’s shawl and forces her to marry him. The fairy finds her shawl that is stolen and she finally goes back to heaven. The following tales are built on such structure: Arya Menak (East Java), Jaka Tarub (Central Java), Telaga Bidadari (South Kalimantan), Raja Omas dan Bidadari (Simalungun), Oheo (Southeast Sulawesi), Lahilote (Gorontalo), Datu Pulut (South Kalimantan), Bulalo lo Limbutu (Gorontalo), Mahligai Keloyang (Riau), Putri Mambang Linau (Riau), Tumatenden (Minahasa, North Sulawesi), Rajapala (Bali). The similarity among some fairy tales seems to have occurred because of the mutual correlation among them and the context of dissemination. Keywords: fairy tale, intrinsic structure, the stories similarity and difference, and influence studies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: admin repository uhamka
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 09:09
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 09:09
URI: http://repository.uhamka.ac.id/id/eprint/260

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item