The Analysis Character in the Novel of Nelayan di Lautan Utara by Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana
Background of this research because novel as one kind of literary works put forward various facts stories that are relevant to real life. One of the common elements is character and stabbing. From this element, the reader can understand the character of the character which can then be drawn benefit for the reader. The problem studied in this research is how the characters in the novel Nelayan di Lautan Utara by Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana? The goal is to describe the character of the characters in the novel Nelayan di Lautan Utara by Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana. The benefits of this research are (1) Providing an understanding to the reader about the literary work on the character of the characters in the Fisherman novel in the North Sea. (2) Provide motivation to the reader to always actively read and understand the characters displayed in the literary works. (3) Provide an understanding of the steps of analyzing novels using the Structural Approach. This research belongs to library research. The method used is the qualitative descriptive method. The research data is the character of the characters in the novel Nelayan di Lautan Utara by Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana. Sources of data in this study is a source of written data obtained by the novel Nelayan di Lautan Utara by Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana and published by Dian Rakyat in 2010 first print. Data collection techniques used in this study is the technique of reading and engineering notes. After the data is collected, the next step analyzes the data by using a structural approach that is the approach that emphasizes the understanding of literary works and attention to the structure without regard to the background, the author’s intention, and its effect to the reader. The results of this study indicate that the analysis of character characters in the novel Nelayan di Lautan Utara by Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana there are eight figures used as research objects and each character has different characters in addressing the problem and have different physical characteristics.
Keywords: The Analysis Character, Nelayan di Lautan Utara.