• Rizki Lulu Apriliana Universitas Pekalongan
  • Dwi Ario Fajar Universitas Pekalongan
  • Susanto Universitas Pekalongan
Keywords: Folklore, The Sructure of the Story, Students’ Character


Character is a word that always becomes the most interesting topic for most people, closely related premises a person’s behaviour. There are so many literary works that use character as a topic for the short story, especially in narrative learning. There are several types of narrative text and one of them is folklore text. Folklore is human culture that is passed from generation to generation. Folklore usually used to refer to the traditional beliefs, myths, and tales, so that folklore as a part of fiction. There is a problem the writer tries to solve the study, the problem is to what extend do folklore take part in the Pemalang Regency students’ character formation. The purpose of this study are to describe the structure of the story and education values contain in Pemalang folklore. This study uses qualitative method in analyzing the story. The data are in the forms of words, phrases and sentences. There are some steps in collecting the data. They are library method, classifying, and grouping. All of the data are analyzed in term psychological context. They are collected through quotation from the story. The story in this study is Nyi Widuri’s storiy. After doing some analyzes, there are some character can be form students’ character based on the education curriculum in Indonesia, in which basic competency point 3.8. in narrative learning. From the description above, the writer condludes that character is attitide that can be form through education of character in school, and the teachers as educators.