The Effect of Pornography Discourse on the Reception of Novel Stensilan by Enny Arrow


  • Ariska Puspita Anggraini Universitas Sebelas Maret
  • Dwi Susanto Universitas Negeri Sebelas Maret
  • Wakit Abdullah Rais Universitas Negeri Sebelas Maret



discourse, pornography, reception sex, stencil


This study aims to analyze the pornography discourse in the reception of Enny Arrow's stencil novels among millennial men. The study is qualitative. The research sample focused on two millennial men in Surakarta who read the novel Enny Arrow stencil intensively. The data collected by interviews and observations over six months. In this study, researchers asked two newly recognized millennial men to read and interpret Enny Arrow's stenciled novel. After that, the researcher looks at the effect on the social relationships of the participants. The theory used to analyze the data in this study was Normand Holland's psychoanalytic literary reception. After the data analysis process, it was revealed that pornography can be both a consumption and a taboo subject. Although it is considered a sensational topic of conversation, the participants considered pornography should not be used as a general topic of conversation.

Keywords: pornography, discourse, sex, stencil novel, Enny Arrow


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