The review of the socio-political fiction novels under binary opposition and logocentrism (case study of novel entitled "Orang-Orang Proyek" by Ahmad Tohari)


  • Abdul Muqit Politeknik Negeri Malang



Deconstructive Reading Method, Irony, Binary Opposition, Logocentrism, Fiction Novel.


The socio-political fiction novel is real and presents an implicit portray of the community's social life of a dwell. This sort of literature is less prevalent because every reader might have their perception while the authors favor particular value according to their social and mental experiences. An Indonesian novel entitled "Orang-Orang Proyek" by Ahmad Tohari, which represents the real condition of the Indonesian community under their political and social situations, is a perfect portray to describe the relation between binary opposition and logocentrism. Both theories will affect the author how they describe each character, even decide how the story ends. This paper tries to break down that literary work using the deconstructive-reading method to read a text with multi-interpretation where the version contains many probabilities of meaning. This study will provide insight into the correct reading method according to the purpose and type of literacy used in literary works.

Biografia do Autor

Abdul Muqit, Politeknik Negeri Malang

English Literacy Department


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Muqit, A. (2020). The review of the socio-political fiction novels under binary opposition and logocentrism (case study of novel entitled "Orang-Orang Proyek" by Ahmad Tohari). RELACult - Revista Latino-Americana De Estudos Em Cultura E Sociedade, 6(1).



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