Menggiring “Akad Pertama” dalam Hermeneutik T.K. Seung
This paper discusses a short story entitled "First Akad" written by a young author originating from West Sumatra, named Zulfahmi. Discussion of this short story aims to provide interpretation of the signs contained in the short story "First Akad", and make thematic interpretation of the short story. The language that becomes the medium of the literary work is full of signs and meanings that the reader needs to interpret. The wealth of signs and meanings keeps the cultural code the author sends to the reader. Qualitative research methods and the application of hermeneutic theory can open local cultural codes that authors use to convey their ideology.
Words: short story, interpretation, thematic, hermeneutic