Research Article

Deconstruction Of Morality In God's Novel, Allow Me To Be A Bitch! Muhidin M Dahlan's Work


  • Sri Mintarsih ostgraduate Student, Indonesian Language and Literature Education, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia
  • Maman Suryaman Postgraduate Lecturer, Faculty of Language and Arts, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia


The novel God Allow Me to Be a Prostitute by Muhidin M. Dahlan tells the story of the heartache of a Muslim woman who then decides to become a prostitute. This study was conducted to determine the forms of deconstruction carried out by Nidah Kirani as the main character. This research is examined using a radical feminism approach. The method used in this research is the content analysis method. In this study, there are several resistances made by the main character Nidah Kirani against Islamic law and the position of women in Islam, including resistance to the love of God, resistance to the obligation to wear the hijab, and hijab for Muslim women, resistance to male power. Nidah Kirani's resistance was a deconstruction effort because there were attempts to shake break into.

Article information


International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation

Volume (Issue)

5 (3)





How to Cite

Mintarsih, S., & Suryaman, M. (2022). Deconstruction Of Morality In God’s Novel, Allow Me To Be A Bitch! Muhidin M Dahlan’s Work. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation, 5(3), 167–171.



radical feminism, women's position, rebellion