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An Analysis of Minke’s Personality on Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s Novel “This Earth of Mankind”

INDO, BENNI (2015) An Analysis of Minke’s Personality on Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s Novel “This Earth of Mankind”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Literature is one means of communication, written communication which shows us much information through its interesting story. By reading literary work, readers will get lesson, information and knowledge. It talks a great deal about real life or fantasy. The fantasy story is written in imaginative literature in which the content does not have to be found in the real life.Novel is a part of literature, which is the product of creative works that serves unreality story of this world, and it also shows the fantasy world of human’s life. But, in literature, always there is autobiography story of the writer. The writer of this thesis appreciates and comprehends novel as a literary work. A novel of PramoedyaAnantaToer, “This Earth of Mankind”, and the story of novel is good and best seller.This study is to analyze the personality of the main character of the novel entitled “This Earth of Mankind”, he is Minke. In the beginning of the story, Minke is a Javanese or Indonesian, but after he got education by colonial, Minke change his personality, nothing Javanese at all.This study uses the descriptive qualitative method. The researcher employs objective approach because it just concerns on the Minke’s personality. The data are taken from paragraph, dialogues, and events related to the Minke’s personality in the novel “This Earth of Mankind”.The result of the analysis shows that concluded that Minke's personality in daily activity was uncommon found among indigenous at that time. Minke is a Javanese who had transformed into a figure with European soul within himself. Minkethoughts and acts like tradition of Europe. Minke used that opportunity to fight Dutch Colonial. Science had become the main trigger of Minke’s attitude. Science had changed Minke’s way of thinking. Minke knowsscience from education.

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 (88203)
Depositing User: CKO Repository
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2016 04:14
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2016 04:14

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