Eksistensialisme Kuntowijoyo dalam Novel Khotbah di Atas Bukit

Toha Machsum(1*)

(1) Balai Bahasa Surabaya
(*) Corresponding Author


Novel Khotbah di Atas Bukit is one of the Kuntowijoyo masterpieces which is monumental and assessed enough phenomenal. The novel Kuntowijoyo basically represent smooth criticism to modern life immersing in material hedonism and trapped in utilitarian philosophy. Phrased philosophy existentialism idea in that novel melt to become one in developing esthetics values. The analysis of this research uses the descriptive quantitative method. In general, the study uses librely. The data source is novel Khotbah di Atas Bukit. Data related to existentialism theme classified, analysed, then concluded. The dead theme, fear, care detached, dimay, and the jumpy colour is novel. Attitude worry, for example, experienced by Barman when he steps on dusk age. The blankness of Barman soul which do not have base think good make he detached with humanity, its deed and even also to his self. Jumpy feeling continuing befall it he tries to discharge anything and has never found a few even also from its life. Finally, dramatically Barman deals with a dilemma in his life. He really trailing at absurdity current.


kuntawijoyo; novel

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24257/atavisme.v10i2.240.47-61

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