Antigone’s Phallus Envy and Its Comparison to Indonesian Dramas’ Characters: A Freudian Perspective

Vivid Journal of Language and Literature

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Title Antigone’s Phallus Envy and Its Comparison to Indonesian Dramas’ Characters: A Freudian Perspective
 
Creator Amelia, Dina
 
Subject Antigone; Freudian; Indonesian Drama; Phallus Envy; Sophocles
 
Description Antigone’s character has developed phallus envy. Phallus envy seems to also appear in the Indonesian dramas Djinak-Djinak Merpati and Kami, Perempoean which were written during the Japanese colonialization in Indonesia. Freudian perspective, in this case, Freudian psychoanalysis helps to scrutinize the characters in the dramas. This research is to present and elucidate Antigone’s phallus envy and its comparison to Indonesian dramas by applying Freud’s Id, Ego, and Superego. The qualitative method is applied based on the theory used. Antigone’s phallus envy is the result of her traumatic past experiences as well as the stereotype and position of women in the ancient Greek era. Similar to the characters from the Indonesian dramas, Moerni, Sri, and Aminah. The causes of their phallus envy are emphasized on the stereotype of women in Indonesia during Japanese colonization that influences the way they think and behaves toward the people around them, especially men.       
 
Publisher English Department, Faculty of Humanities, Andalas University
 
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Date 2021-07-27
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://jurnalvivid.fib.unand.ac.id/index.php/vivid/article/view/188
10.25077/vj.10.1.23-30.2021
 
Source Vivid: Journal of Language and Literature; Vol 10, No 1 (2021); 23-30
2502-146X
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://jurnalvivid.fib.unand.ac.id/index.php/vivid/article/view/188/191
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Dina Amelia
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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