Pemartabatan Wanita dalam Novel Matriark daripada Perspektif Feminis oleh Cheri Register

  • Norhayati Ab Rahman Universiti Malaya

Abstract

Makalah ini bertolak daripada kesedaran bahawa karya sastera oleh pengarang lelaki sering menggambarkan imej wanita yang stereotaip, pengalaman wanita dipinggirkan, suara wanita dibisukan dan bentuk paparan yang hanya menyerlahkan dan tertumpu pada lelaki. Oleh itu, makalah ini meneliti novel Matriark oleh Samsiah Mohd. Noor, menggunakan lima prinsip teori feminis oleh Cheri Register, iaitu teks sebagai forum membicarakan soal wanita, membantu mewujudkan persefahaman budaya wanita-lelaki, menyediakan peranan contoh, memupuk semangat persaudaraan wanita dan menimbulkan kesedaran kepada khalayak. Melalui aplikasi setiap prinsip tersebut, didapati wanita mempunyai pengalaman, suara, keinginan, wawasan, dan budaya mereka sendiri. Analisis terhadap novel Matriark dari perspektif teori feminis oleh Cheri Register membuktikan bahawa pengarang memartabatkan kedudukan wanita melalui pemaparan pengalaman, suara, hasrat, cita-cita, dan budaya mereka sendiri.


Kata kunci: Pengarang wanita, martabat wanita, teori feminis  


Abstract


This article is based on the realization that literary works by men often depict stereotypical images of women, while women’s experiences are sidelined, women’s voices muted and depictions merely highlight and focus on men. The true characteristics of women can only be brought forth by studying texts produced by women writers. Therefore, this study takes a detailed look at Samsiah Mohd. Noor’s novel, Matriark (2018), using the five principles of Cheri Register’s feminist theory—the text as a forum for women, helping to achieve cultural androgyny, providing role models, promote sisterhood and augment consciousness-raising. Through the application of these principles, it is found that women have their own experiences, voices, desires, visions, and culture. The analysis of the novel Matriark from the perspective of Cheri Register’s feminist theory proves that the writer raises the status of women through the depiction of their own experiences, voices, aspirations, ambitions and culture.


Keywords: Women writers, women’s status, feminist theory  


 


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Published
2020-06-09
How to Cite
AB RAHMAN, Norhayati. Pemartabatan Wanita dalam Novel Matriark daripada Perspektif Feminis oleh Cheri Register. Malay Literature, [S.l.], v. 33, n. 1, p. 99-122, june 2020. ISSN 2682-8030. Available at: <http://jurnal.dbp.my/index.php/MalayLiterature/article/view/7957>. Date accessed: 09 july 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.37052/ml.33(1)no6.