ANALYSIS OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN’S STRUGGLLES IN MARKTWAIN’S “THE ADVENTURE OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN”

Hetiningsih, I'in (2006) ANALYSIS OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN’S STRUGGLLES IN MARKTWAIN’S “THE ADVENTURE OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is a mirror of real social life. It reflects the life, feeling, thought, behavior and attitude of human beings. Novel is one of the literary works; by reading a novel we can get many advantages, such as broadening our knowledge, enriching our sense of humanity and getting wisher in facing our problems. These are some reasons why the writer decided to study a novel. In this study, the problem is focused on Huckleberry Finn’s struggles as the main character in the Mark Twain’s novel “The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn”. The purpose of the study is to find out the answers of the problems: what Huckleberry Finn’s struggles are, what the causes of Huckleberry Finn’s struggles are and how the end of Huckleberry Finn’s struggles is. This study used descriptive qualitative research design in which it started with collecting and reviewing research literature to provide and examine the data for the intention of the study. This research used the objective approach because the writer just analyzed the work itself. The object of the study was the whole events in the novel “The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain, more specifically the Huckleberry Finn’s struggles, which are provided by some paragraphs and dialogue quotations in the novel. The result of this study shows that, firstly, there are two kinds of Huckleberry Finn’s struggles, physical and mental. His physical struggles involved, freeing himself from his father, his survival in Jackson Island and freeing Jim from slavery. His mental struggles involved, adapting himself to new rules in widow’s house. Secondly, Huckleberry Finn’s struggling was caused by the facts that his father was cruel, and his close friend was sold into slavery. Finally, the end of his struggles was that, Huckleberry was free from his cruel father forever and Aunt Sally adopted him and invited him go to the west. Besides, Jim was free from slavery. In the end they were happy.

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: 11 Jul 2012 02:19
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2012 02:19
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/11802

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