THE REJECTION OF PATRIARCHY SYSTEM REPRESENTED IN THE ANIMATED FILM RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET (A FEMINIST STUDY)
Keywords: patriarchy system, animated film, Ralph Breaks the Internet, feminism
AbstractThe patriarchy system that dominates the culture of society causes gender gap and injustices between men and women. This system positions men as a group that tends to have the freedom to do anything to women. Feminism is an ideology or an understanding that states equal rights between men and women. Which means feminism is a form of rejection to the patriarchy system. This study aims to reveal the patriarchy system rejection represented in the animated film “Ralph Breaks the Internet” by using a qualitative descriptive method. In order to be more focused, this study uses the sociology of literature approach theory. Basically, the sociology of literature approach discusses several social problems that exist in society. In the animated film Ralph Breaks the Internet, there are several findings that representing the enforcement of patriarchy system and its rejection by the female character in this animated film. The results of this study: (1) several scenes have been found showing the enforcement of the patriarchy system by one of the male characters that covered some of the issues in Social and Workplace fields, especially on women’s subordination and women’s stereotype. (2) both enforcement of the patriarchy system in the social and workplace fields were successfully rejected by the female characters in this animated film.