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AN ANALYSIS ON MR. WORMWOOD’S PARENTING STYLE TOWARD MATILDA IN ROALD DAHL’S NOVEL “MATILDA”

MARTHARIKA, MELA META (2015) AN ANALYSIS ON MR. WORMWOOD’S PARENTING STYLE TOWARD MATILDA IN ROALD DAHL’S NOVEL “MATILDA”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature represents a mirror of the society. It reflects to the art of presenting the human life portrait through certain medium. One of the famous literary works is novel. Novel is the long narratives which are written in prose fiction. It tells people the reflection of their life, other life experiences, and human life learning. This study discussed one of Roald Dahl’s novel “Matilda”. The story is about the relationship between an extraordinary little girl named Matilda and her father, Mr. Wormwood. The novel of “Matilda” contains the problem of using a particular parenting style toward the child that affected the child’s attitudes. The design of this study wasnarrative research design because the data were taken based a particular phenomenon and focused on describing and interpreting the behavior of a single person. This study used psychoanalytic approach. The data of this study were taken from the paragraphs and dialogues that were presented in the novel. In analyzing the data, the writer explained and described the data from novel related to the statement of problems, they were 1) the kinds of Mr. ormwood’s parenting style and 2) the effects of Mr. Wormwood’s parenting style toward Matilda. The result of this study showed that there were two kinds of parenting style done by Mr. Wormwood, they were authoritarian and uninvolved parenting style. The characteristics of Mr. Wormwood’s authoritarian parenting style were strict, not sensitive to a child’s different viewpoint, domineering and demand the child to accept his words as law. Meanwhile, the characteristics of Mr. Wormwood’s uninvolved parenting style were neglect the child’s need, unresponsive and self centered. The last, Mr. Wormwood’s authoritarian and uninvolved parenting style affected on Matilda’s attitudes. It can be seen by the two effects of Mr. Wormwood’s parenting styles, they were : 1) Matilda tricked her father in an unpleasant traps. 2) Matilda chose to live with Miss Honey.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: CKO Repository
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2016 03:45
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2016 03:45
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/21730

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