BUILDING STUDENTS’ CHARACTER THROUGH MORAL VALUES FROM SUZANNE COLLIN’S NOVEL “THE HUNGER GAMES”

Evha Nazalatus Sa’adiyah

Abstract


The nation should be built by putting character building in the first place since this character building will make Indonesia become a big, glorious and victorious and prestige country. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collin’s is a sci-fi novel that contains moral values which are good for students. This study aimed to (1) describe the moral values in The Hunger Games Novel, (2) describe the moral values in The Hunger Games Novel that could be implemented to build students’ character. This research is a descriptive qualitative research. The result of the research is that there are some moral values in The Hunger Games Novel that could be implemented to build students’ characters which are independent, friendly, work hard, discipline, love science, responsible, social care and appreciate the achievement. The implementation of character education is not enough if only implemented in school or education. On the next phase, character education should be implemented in society, government agency, society organization, non-governmental organization, company and other group society.


Keywords


Moral Values; Character Education; The Hunger Games Novel

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19105/ojbs.v12i1.1758

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