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Nurliyah Eka N.

Response paper about the lecture
During this half semester to studies about theory I have known about the kind of theory in Literature. There are at least nine kind of theory which I have done studied. The first theory is Russian Formalism which special to use for the language which tend to the text which attempted to discriminate systematically between art and non-art and one of the most famous dichotomies introduced by the mechanistic formalist is distinction between story (fabula) and plot (sjuzhet). My analysis about this theory is maybe it will be great if we also analyses about the background of the literary works too, not only with analyses the text. I think the background of the text of literary works also important to being analyses. The second theory is New Criticism, is the theory which have the similar think with Russian but at this theory we also analyses the text by moral values and cultures. I think it’s better than the last one before because this theory is not depend based on the text analysis but also include about moral and cultural value of literary works. The third theory is Structuralism, It has the same analysis with the theory before but it will be more batter than before because there is also analysis about the situation and condition. The Fourth is Existentialism; existence is the point for this theory. If you existed you will become a good person and the most important thing is how we can fight our existence to continue our life.

The Fifth is Phenomenology, based on the name it is a theory which tend to phenomena by looking at the phenomena around us. The Sixth Marxism, like Karl Max says communism is between capitalism and socialism. Evenly people still didn’t know what is the mean of communism exactly, so they need to be known about the real communism to life their live at their country. The Seventh is Psychoanalysis; this theory is tending to the satisfaction. Satisfaction means happiness, and the...
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