Capitalism's Contribution to Environmental Damage in The Novel the Cry of The Truck Pudu Musa Ismail's Work: Ecocritical Study

ecocritic, capitalism, ecologist

Authors

  • Fenta Pangestika Hayuningtyas
    fentapangestika.2021@student.uny.ac.id
    Indonesian Language and Literature Education Study Program, Yogyakarta State University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Wiyatmi Indonesian Language and Literature Education Study Program, Yogyakarta State University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
September 13, 2022

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This study discusses literary works that present issues of nature and the social environment exploited through the oil palm plantation system. This study aims to describe the contribution and impact of capitalism with the depiction of ecological problems in the novel Pudu's Cries. The method used is descriptive qualitative with an ecocritic approach. The data in this study are in the form of quotes from story units, author narration quotes, and character dialogue that describes the character's relationship with nature related to the problem studied. The analysis of the novel is carried out with a discourse approach and an approach reality. Data collection techniques used in this study are reading, and writing techniques note. In this study, the stages of data analysis were carried out interactively, namely data reduction, presentation of data, and conclusions. The results of the study, namely the contribution of capitalism to the environmental damage in the form of cunning, greedy, and selfish attitudes to exploit nature, are the main character of capitalism and have an impact on forest destruction, pollution of rivers, and the safety of the Sakai people.