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AN ANALYSIS OF TOM SAWYER'S SMARTNESS IN "PIRATE ON THE RIVER" NOVEL BY MARK TWAIN

FIRMANSYAH, HARIS (2015) AN ANALYSIS OF TOM SAWYER'S SMARTNESS IN "PIRATE ON THE RIVER" NOVEL BY MARK TWAIN. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is an imaginative work, which not only give pleasure but also enlarges the reader's interpretation about life. Besides, literature contributes a lot of information from the events happening in other places which the readers probably never go there. Those are the reasons why the researcher is strongly interested in observing literature, especially short story. Moreover, the short story illustrates the problems, which are probably confronted and faced by the people living in the world. The researcher focuses his analysis on the Smartness of Tom Sawyer's in "Pirate On the River" by Mark Twain. The problems of this study are. (1) What is Tom Sawyer's Smartness found in "Pirate on the River" novel by Mark Twain? and (2) What are the causes of Tom Sawyer's Smartness found in "Pirate on the River" novel by Mark Twain? (3) What are the effect of his Smartness toward himself and other found in "Pirate on the River" novel by Mark Twain? In the term of research mothodology, the researcher uses descriptive research because this study is related to the description and interpretation of what exist with respect to condition in a situation. The researcher also applied psychology approach to see and recognize someone's character more deeply and clearly. By analyzing the story deeply, the researcher finds out the smartness of Tom Sawyer, which is showed when Tom and his friends are in the middle of their adventure, (1) Tom choose precise argument to ensure his friend's doubtfulness. (2) He gave precise answers to all of his friends questions by developing his limited references to become satisfying answers, and (3) He is very careful in detecting his friends weak ideas. Finally, the researcher concludes that Mark Twain expresses teenager's world perfectly.

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: Mrs Ruli Alfi
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2016 06:14
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2018 04:30
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/24996

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