Lilik Wahyuni


Cultural transition is a necessity. The form of the transition can be seen as social practice, one of it
through narrative discourse. Narrative discourse is the result of active interaction between objective
social classes with linguistic habitus by social agent. In the context of social practice, narrative
discourse and “interest” is inseparable. When an author describe a concept, the author do not simply
choose the word but, consciously or not, the author select the dictions with assumptions, values, and
ideology that was attached in the word. The purpose of these study are to get an objective description
of doxa, the arena of cultural values struggle, and habitual practice in “Perjumpaan Malam” short
story. The method used in these study is the qualitative method through critical discourse analysis
approach. The data resource is the text of “Perjumpaan Malam” short story by H. Usman Hermawan,
M.Pd. published in Horison Online on February 4
2014. The data collection done by intensive
reading method, while data analysis done by social function paradigm. The result of the study are as
follows. The doxa in “Perjumpaan Malam” short story is the necessity of globalization. However,
the society need to preserve the local values because globalization does not always correspond with
Indonesian culture. The arena of cultural values struggle are the global, local, religion, and gender
equality arena. The habitual practice was done by punishing people who violate local values,
punishing people who violate religious values, as well as lifting the values of gender equality.
Keywords: Culture Values, Struggle, Short Story

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