CAPITAL AS THE WEAPON TO FIGHT THE POWER
Power and resistance have been a binary pole in society. Power is seen as a dark side and resistance is there to fix the bad. Clearly resistance can be seen as a movement to consider when the resistance shows the ability to shake the power’s position. In order to do that, the resistance has to have weapon. The weapon that can be used to fight the power is capital. Capital, as Bourdieu stated, is a set of ability owned by a certain individual or a party. This study aims to analyses how Igor, thew main character in Coelho’s The Winner Stands Alone, makes use of his capital to resist the Superclass’s way of living. This study took the data from the except in the novel that supports and mentions Igor’s capital and how he uses it. The result of the study shows that having a capital is truly crucial to be a successful resistance since the capital is the weapon to win the arena.