CHARACTER EDUCATION VALUES AS REFLECTED BY GATOTKACA DRESS PROPERTIES IN SURAKARTA PUPPETRY STYLE

  • Brahmana Rendra Vayoga Department of the Post Graduate Art Education Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia
  • Suyanto Suyanto Department of the Post Graduate Art Education Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia
  • Slamet Subiyantoro Department of the Post Graduate Art Education Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia

Abstract

The purpose of this study are: (1) To understand the character of Gatotkaca characters in wayang kulit Surakarta style. (2) To investigate the symbolic meaning of Gatotkaca fashion clothing in Surakarta style puppetry. This study uses qualitative descriptive to present the existing data in the field by way of describing and interpreting. Technique of collecting data is done by interview and direct observation. The results of this study are: (1) Gatotkaca figure represents a humble character, and he has a high spirit of nationalism, (2) Gatotkaca has dress properties such as of Caping Basunanda, Kotang Antra Kusuma, and Trompah Padakacarma, which represent as the key values in character education. Gatotkaca’s personal characteristics and his dress property have a deep meaning and values that can be precious for character education.


Keywords: Gatotkaca, puppet, character education.

Published
2019-02-28
How to Cite
RENDRA VAYOGA, Brahmana; SUYANTO, Suyanto; SUBIYANTORO, Slamet. CHARACTER EDUCATION VALUES AS REFLECTED BY GATOTKACA DRESS PROPERTIES IN SURAKARTA PUPPETRY STYLE. E-Journal of Cultural Studies, [S.l.], p. 22-28, feb. 2019. ISSN 2338-2449. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/ecs/article/view/53676>. Date accessed: 06 dec. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.24843/cs.2019.v12.i01.p03.