Learning Disability On Ishaan, Dyslexic Character Portrayed In The Movie “Like Stars On Earth”

Fitriani, Somariah (2018) Learning Disability On Ishaan, Dyslexic Character Portrayed In The Movie “Like Stars On Earth”. International Journal of Cultural and Social Studies (IntJCSS), 4 (2). pp. 347-364. ISSN 2458-9381

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Abstract

Lifespan development disorders are psychological disorder, which are characterized by abnormal development. It is a severe development delay that occurs to certain people. Since learning disability is one of major lifespan development disorders under a psycholinguistic umbrella, this study aims to elaborate and analyse learning disability of dyslexia suffered by Ishaan, the main character in “Like Stars on Earth” movie as the unit analysis. This study adopted a descriptive qualitative approach by using a discourse analysis method. The film has shown that Ishaan has 31 out of 37 symptoms of dyslexia. Ishaan also experienced emotional and social problems due to wrong perceptions from his surroundings, which make him more depressed, and unable to show his real talent and full potential. It is inferred that dyslexics needs to get the support from parents, teachers and people surrounding to find out their talents to improve their self confidence as early as possible. In addition, specific holistic approach dealing with social and emotional factors conjunction with education aspect must be provided as well.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Psychological disorder, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, social aspect, and emotional aspect.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Art
Depositing User: ST Bahar Sobari
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2019 02:42
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2019 02:42
URI: http://repository.uhamka.ac.id/id/eprint/599

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