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Chasanah, Nur (2005) AN ANALYSIS OF EDWARD’S STRUGGLES IN CAPTAIN MARRYAT’S NOVEL “THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FOREST”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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English literature is one of the subjects that has been taught in English Department. Learning literature is not easy, the students must study this subject step by step. By studying literature, students will get many advantages, for example; the subject gives valuable information related to the value of life, the students can enrich their vocabulary, widen the knowledge of foreign culture, give enjoyment to the readers. That is the reason why the writer analyzes literary work especially novel and focused on struggle as the topic of this thesis. The purpose of this study is to find out the answers of the research problem: “What are Edward’s struggles”, “What are the causes of Edward’s struggles”, and “How is the end of Edward’s struggles.” This research uses library research in which the data and the references to support the analysis are collected from library. The mean data are taken from the novel itself, meanwhile, the supporting data are some theories to support the analysis. Objective approach is used in analyzing the study, because the writer does not need studying at author’s life, background of the work, or background of the society, but just analyzing the work itself. Then, the object of this study is the whole events in the novel “The Children of the New Forest” by Captain Marryat. In this case, the writer focuses on the struggle which is proved by some paragraphs, dialogue quotations in the novel. The result of this study can be concluded that 1) There are two kinds of Edward’s struggle, they are; struggle to live and struggle to revenge. In doing struggle to live, Edward and his family work hard in the forest, such as hunting, farming, and cooking by themselves. Moreover, in doing struggle to revenge on his parents’ death Edward contacted the King’s adherents and join with the King’s army in order to against Cromwell, someone who makes his father’s dead. 2) Then, the causes of Edward’s struggles are Edward’s parents death and his house is burned by Cromwell’s troops. 3) At the end of Edward’s struggle, Edward got successful when he joined with Conde’s troops the he was promoted. Besides, he also helped the King in order to gain back his victory. At last, he got married with Patience Heatherstone.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Anwar Jasin
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2012 07:40
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2012 07:40

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