AN ANALYSIS OF TRACE JORDAN’S CONFLICTSON LOUIS L’AMOUR’S NOVEL “THE BURNING HILLS”

Mawan Karifianto, Dwi (2007) AN ANALYSIS OF TRACE JORDAN’S CONFLICTSON LOUIS L’AMOUR’S NOVEL “THE BURNING HILLS”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is a kind of art, usually in a written form that offers information and pleasures. The writer of this thesis chooses literature because it is able to arise the human feeling about actual life. Novel is one kind of literary works in which we can use it to share experiences about the real life. The writer is interested in Louis L’Amour’s novel “The Burning Hills” because it is interesting and easy to understand. The writer discusses about the conflicts faced by the main character and the effect of the conflicts on his life. The study applied descriptive method. The descriptive method was used to review literary research to provide research data. This study was also conducted by using library research in which every possible information in the form of books, encyclopedias, and dictionaries that have any relation with this study were explored to complete the analysis. Dealing with this study, the writer used objective approach because it focuses on the literary work itself, without relating to the author’s life, background of society, or background of the work. In this case, the writer focuses on the conflicts faced by the main character on “The Burning Hills” novel written by Louis L’Amour. The result of this study shows that Trace Jordan faced social conflicts, for example when he shot dead Old Bob Sutton, a man who had stolen his horses and had killed his friend. Besides social conflicts, he also got psychological conflicts, especially when he fell in love with a woman, in which, he did not dare to express it because he was afraid that the woman would get troubles. In fact, those conflicts gave good effects on him, in which he could find a proper ways to overcome them well.

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: 23 Jun 2012 07:25
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2012 07:25
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/9282

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