Literary Works and Character Education
Dr. Ch. Evy Tri Widyahening, S.S., M.Hum; Dr. Nugraheni Eko Wardhani, M.Hum

The purpose of this research is (1) to explain and to describe the about position of character education in literary appreciation; (2) to explain and to describe about literary works which contains the education element of character. The method which is used in this research is qualitative descriptive method with the technique is content analysis. Data source is documents about literary works. The technique of data collecting is analysis of document. The technique of data validity uses data triangulation. The technique of data analysis uses interactive data analysis technique by Miles and Hubermann. The result of this research indicates that character education need to be given to the students since in the beginning of their education experiences through the activity of character literary appreciation. It is happened because of literary works represents human life that has also relates to character in life. It is hoped that through the activity of literary appreciation since the students are in elementary level, it will obviate the future generation from hedonism, egoist, individualism, and ethnocentrism. The implementation of character values will become strong foundation in building a nation.

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