Developing The Indonesian Student’s Personality Through Recognizing Local Culture And Literature: A Brief Study Of Bugis Pappaseng

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Firman , Hannani , Muhammad Haramain


People’s personalities can be shaped by what they learn at home, in school, and in their communities. Personality is learned by watching what happens in the family. In school, character education is managed by learning through studying and being tested on how well you speak, listen, read, and write. Character education happens in the community when good values and local culture are used in everyday life. Literary works become a complete way to teach good behavior. Through literary works, people play characters and roles, the setting that becomes the background is shown, and good values are taught as literary mandates. So, schools need to bring back the idea of using literature as a way to build character through education. This can be done in different ways that involve different people, such as language teachers, school leaders, and parents. Character education through literary learning should lead to the development of a person who acts in a noble way based on their character and examples. This should show up in how students act every day at home, at school, and in the wider community. This paper analyses Pappaseng as the oral Bugis literature that containing the life values for developing students’ character. If the characteristics of pappaseng are realized in daily life, then life will be prosperous. People who are always governed by pappaseng have a life that is preserved, a conduct that is maintained, and a place within their community that is recognized and revered

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