WIJI ARIMURTI, WILANGSARI (2004) AN ANALYSIS ON LESLIE STEWART’S SUFFERING IN SIDNEY SHELDON’S NOVEL “THE BEST LAID PLANS”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.
Download (197Kb) | Preview
Literary work is a result of human being thinking which tells about life that deals with feeling, ideas, experience, ambition, imagination, and problems. It presents to give an enjoyment and also broader the reader general knowledge. It means that by reading novel, it may improve knowledge about the values of life, because it teaches about the good and bad lesson in life. One of the literary works is novel. That is taken by the writer of this thesis as the object of the study. The novel is considered as a psychological novel. The writer of this thesis interested in studying it and she is curious to know what Leslie Stewart’s suffering are. The purpose of this study is to find out the answer of the questions: what are the Leslie Stewart’s suffering? and how are Leslie Stewart’s suffering? In this thesis, the writer uses descriptive research, because the object is only on Leslie Stewart’s suffering. The approach that is used by the writer is objective approach. The writer takes the objective approach, because she tries to discuss about the content of the literary itself without giving consideration to author’s life and background of the story when it is written. The population of this study is the whole events in the story of novel “The Best Laid Plans” and the sample takes from the paragraph and dialogues which has relation to the suffering aspects. The result of study shows that there are six suffering on Leslie Stewart. They are; feeling disappointed, sadness of her mother’s death, betrayal of her lover (Oliver Russell), jealous to Jan, sadness of her husband’s death, and hate to Oliver Russell. Leslie’s sufferings are described as follow: feeling disappointed, it is described when her parent is separated because her father falls in love with a widow and leaves his family. Sadness of her mother’s death, she has to see her mother die because of broken heart. Betrayal of her lover (Oliver Russell), it is shown when her lover married with another woman (Jan). Jealous to Jan, It is described about she only thinks of Oliver Russell and imagines what has he done with Jan. Sadness of her husband’s death, she never expects the effect of her husband’s death and it makes her want to destroy Oliver. Hate to Oliver Russell, it is described about her revenge to Oliver Russell, because he has made Leslie hurt.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Other)|
|Subjects:||L Education > L Education (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English|
|Depositing User:||Rayi Tegar Pamungkas|
|Date Deposited:||26 Mar 2012 06:56|
|Last Modified:||26 Mar 2012 06:56|
Actions (login required)