Santri’s concern for ethics and morals in Indonesian pesantren novel: El Shirazy’s Kembara Rindu

Muniroch, Sri (2023) Santri’s concern for ethics and morals in Indonesian pesantren novel: El Shirazy’s Kembara Rindu. Presented at The 4th Annual International Conference on Language, Literature and Media (AICOLLIM 2022), 21-22 Sep 2022, Malang, Indonesia.

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As one of pesantren novelists, Habiburrahman El Shirazy consistently conveys pesantren tradition in his novels, including in his new novel, Kembara Rindu. Through the main character, he specifically shows the santri (pesantren student)’s concern for ethics and morals implemented in their life. This article exposes the influence of pesantren to the main character’s concern of ethics and morals portrayed in the way he manages his life and solves his problems. Using ethical criticism, the analysis focuses on every aspect concerning ethics and morals performed in the whole novel related to the main character and uses Islamic teaching of ethics and morals as the basis. The analysis shows that the main character as a santri always holds the principles of Islamic ethics and morals in his life. He is trustworthy in doing his duties and keeping message and advice, helpful to others, submissive and faithful to the Kyai, responsible and reliable for his family, persistent, and having integrity. All the values are from what he learns in pesantren.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: pesantren; pesantren novel; santri; ethics; morals
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2005 Literary Studies > 200516 Indonesian Literature
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Department of English Language and Letters
Depositing User: Sri Muniroch
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2024 09:23


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