A Response to Tolstoy’s God Sees the Truth, but Waits for Character Building by the Students of English Study Program of Sriwijaya University

Inderawati, Rita A Response to Tolstoy’s God Sees the Truth, but Waits for Character Building by the Students of English Study Program of Sriwijaya University. Documentation. Universitas Sriwijaya. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Reading and responding to literary works do not only function at entertaining, but also give moral values to influence students’ behavior and to strengthen the establishment of character and personality. Literature is an important subject in learning and becomes a compulsory subject in Language and Arts Education Department (LAED) in Indonesia. The objectives of this inquiry are to elaborate the students’ appreciation towards literary works by applying a valid appreciation instrument and to measure their change of behavior after reading some works. By employing a descriptive study, this investigation was implemented at the Teachers’ Training and Education Faculty of Sriwijaya University with 45 students as the respondents. The findings of the study are the students can respond Tolstoy’s work as profoundly as possible with very good category and 98% respondents consider that their characters become better due to the literary work response.

    Item Type: Monograph (Documentation)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: literary works, response, character building, appreciation instrument, aesthetic stance
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education
    Depositing User: Rudi Kule
    Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 06:54
    Last Modified: 22 Mar 2012 06:54
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/650

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