A Study on the Character Building and Messages of “Lady Windermere’s Fan” Drama by Oscar Wilde

  • Puji Rahayu University of Islam Malang
  • Mutmainnah Mustofa University of Islam Malang
  • Mercy Aprilia Dyah Arini University of Islam Malang
Keywords: Drama; Characters; Messages


This research figures out the characters and the messages or moral values of a play namely Lady Windermere’s Fan. The drama was designed based on Heathcote’s (1984) understanding of drama in education in order to cultivate creative pedagogy and ‘character’ building. The data was gained by reading the drama script based on existing documents. The result showed that every character has various characters and each of them is related to others. The main character has fundamentally strengthened the plot and has important effects to other characters. The moral values that can be seen from this play are that all humankind is far from the word “perfect” even if they are considered themselves as good, kind, and wise people. They still tend to have a shortage.


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How to Cite
Rahayu, P., Mustofa, M., & Dyah Arini, M. (2021). A Study on the Character Building and Messages of “Lady Windermere’s Fan” Drama by Oscar Wilde. INTERACTION: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa, 8(1), 96-102. https://doi.org/10.36232/jurnalpendidikanbahasa.v8i1.968