THE MAIN CHARACTERS’ CONFLICTS IN “THE TROUBLE WITH TAMSIN” BY JULIE GARRATT

AINI RAHMAWATI, NUR (2005) THE MAIN CHARACTERS’ CONFLICTS IN “THE TROUBLE WITH TAMSIN” BY JULIE GARRATT. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is created and consumed by human being, but it is not easy to understand or to appreciate literary works whether in the form of story, poem and novel. The readers should have a sense of art to know the massage that the author wants to say. Novel as one of literary works has purpose for entertainment, enjoyment and information. Reading novel means reading the society because its story is similar with human daily life. The purpose of this study is to find out the answers to the research problems: (1) What are the main characters’ conflicts in “The Trouble with Tamsin? (2) What is the most dominant conflict? How do the main characters solve their conflicts in “The Trouble with Tamsin”? In this study, the writer of this thesis used descriptive research design, because there was no treatment as it was in experimental research. Mimetic approach was used in analyzing the study, because the thesis writer supposes literary work as the picture or reflection of real life of human being. The population of this study was the whole events or element which existed in Julie Garratt’s novel “The Trouble with Tamsin”, while the sample of this study was some paragraph or dialogue quotations that were related to the main characters conflicts. The results of this study are as follows: (1) The main characters’ conflicts in “The Trouble with Tamsin” are social conflict and psychological conflict. (2) The most dominant conflict is social conflict because it exists more frequently in the story of this novel. (3) In the end of this story, Craig Andrews died after Clare Faulkener killed him. Clare Faulkener got a terrible accident which made Patric couldn’t leave and divorce her. Meanwhile, Cass Fairburn moved to the other town to forget Patric Faulkener. In addition, Tamsin Curtis came back to Heronsea. Tamsin worked at lighthouse again where she lived and worked before. Tamsin wanted to be near Mark and married him.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Anwar Jasin
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2012 07:47
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2012 07:47
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/160

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