A STUDY ON CLAY CARTER’S CLASS ACTION IN JOHN GRISHAM’S NOVEL “THE KING OF TORTS”

BUDI LESTARI, RATNA (2007) A STUDY ON CLAY CARTER’S CLASS ACTION IN JOHN GRISHAM’S NOVEL “THE KING OF TORTS”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is human’s expression of experience, thought, feeling and idea. Novel as one of literary works has its own characteristic that is formed in a book length prose fiction. It describes romance, social life, adventure or mystery. Reading novel can take the readers to an imaginative world that entertain and educate the truth of life. This study has three main purposes; those are to know the reasons of Clay doing the class action, to describe about the way to do the class action and to know the end of his class action. The method used in this study was descriptive method, because it just attempted to analyze from the assumption theory and framework. This thesis is conducted using library research where every possible information in the form of book may have any relationship in this study. Besides, in appreciating the novel, the thesis writer uses objective approach that tries to describe the literary product as a self-sufficient object, which is analyzed and judged without necessarily studying the author’s life. The object of this study is “The King of Torts” written by John Grisham, while the discussion in this thesis is focused on Clay’s class action. The results that can be found are as follows. First, Clay’s reasons doing the class action is because he was interested in money; he always gets the secret information from Max, he was dreaming a better job and after attending the Circle of Barristers in New Orleans. Second, the way of doing the class action is by launching television ads, doing medical test for the clients; adding more paralegals then filed the lawsuit. The last is Clay’s class action was successful.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 07 May 2012 07:02
Last Modified: 07 May 2012 07:02
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/4531

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