AN ANALYSIS OF FRANKI’S BETRAYAL IN NOMIBERGER’S NOVEL “THE BEST OF FRIENDS”

SRI HERTININGSIH, DIAN (2007) AN ANALYSIS OF FRANKI’S BETRAYAL IN NOMIBERGER’S NOVEL “THE BEST OF FRIENDS”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is simply another way we can experience the world us trough our imagination (Jones, 1968:1). Literature is an expression of life through language form. One of literary works that can express this value is novel. Novel gives so many useful values and messages about human life that is complex with many conflicts to face. By reading novel people can be more introspective with themselves and may improve their knowledge about human life. That is the reason why the writer analyze literature especially novel focusing on Franki’s betrayal as the topic of this thesis. This study was conducted to analyze the betrayal of Franki as the main character of the novel “The Best of Friends”. The investigation focused on the causes of Franki’s betrayal on her husband and the effects of Franki’s betrayal on her husband. The study used the descriptive research because it only described about betrayal of the main character in Nomi Berger’s novel “The Best of Friends”. In this study, the writer used objective approach because the writer was free from the author, audience, and the environing world, but she only analyzed the main character’s betrayal and the content of the novel itself. The result of this study showed that Franki had two causes of betrayal on her husband, they were (1) Franki wanted to have a baby and (2) Franki’s basic personality. The effects of Fraki’s betrayal on her husband were (1) Shock (2) Hurt and Anger (3) Denial and (4) Sadness.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2012 04:19
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2012 04:19
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/9219

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