A STUDY ON TANYA THOMAS’S CONFLICTS ON DANIELLE STEEL’S NOVEL “THE RANCH”

RAHMAWATI, DIANOVA (2005) A STUDY ON TANYA THOMAS’S CONFLICTS ON DANIELLE STEEL’S NOVEL “THE RANCH”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is a way of reproducing or recreating the experiences of life in words. Literature is identical with daily life because it describes what and how human life is and usually it reflects from the events that happen in the society. Generally, literature consists of poetry, drama and novel. Novel is fictious prose of considerable length in which characters and actions processing to represents those of real life are portrayed in plot. The writer of this thesis chooses one of Danielle Steel’s novel as the title “The Ranch” to be analyzed. Dealing with this study, the writer presents three problems: What are psychological conflicts faced by Tanya Thomas? What are the causes of Tanya Thomas Psychological conflicts? How does Tanya Thomas solve her psychological conflicts? In analyzing this novel, the writer uses descriptive method because she wants to describe the real condition that exists in the object she investigated. Dealing with the study, the writer of this thesis uses the objective approach. The population of this study is the whole events or elements that exist in Danielle Steel’s novel “The Ranch”. The sample is some paragraphs, events or dialogue quotation that are related to the conflict that “Tanya Thomas” has in the novel “The Ranch” by “Danielle Steel”. After analyzing the data, The writer found out the result: Tanya Thomas’s psychological conflicts make her feels depressed, disappointed, and sad. The causes of Tanya Thomas psychological conflicts are the untrue news about her in the tabloids, then her husband decided to leave her and the last is she has no family that must support her. And to solve her problems, Tanya Thomas decided to go to Wyoming and buy the ranch in order if she getting bored to live in Hollywood she can go to the ranch to pull down her problems.

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: 29 Feb 2012 07:16
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 07:16
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/279

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