AN ANALYSIS OF THE MURDER REVEALED BY HERCULE POIROT IN AGATHA CHRISTIE’S NOVEL ”HALLOWE’EN PARTY”

SA’DIYAH, FATIMATUS (2007) AN ANALYSIS OF THE MURDER REVEALED BY HERCULE POIROT IN AGATHA CHRISTIE’S NOVEL ”HALLOWE’EN PARTY”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Literature is human's expression. Almost all human's lives have been written in literature and one media of human expression is novel. Novel is interesting to be analyzed, because we usually find many aspects of life in it. One of the famous novel author’s is Agatha Christie who is known as The Queen of crime. In this study, the researcher of the thesis is interested in analyze “Hallowe’en Party” novel written by Agatha Christie. This study analyzed Hercule Poirot's reasons to reveal the murder, the ways of Hercule Poirot in revealing the murder and the result of revealing the murder by Hercule Poirot. The purposes of this research are to know Hercule Poirot's reasons to reveal the murder, to know Hercule Poirot's ways in revealing the murder and to know the result of revealing the murder. In analyzing this novel the researcher used descriptive methods because she analyzed this novel descriptively and the technique used is library research that consist of literary books, novels and books relevant with topic. Besides, the researcher used the objective approach because this analysis concerned with the object, Agatha Christie's work only. The objects of the study are the whole events in form of paragraphs and dialogs in the novel "Hallowe'en Party" written by Agatha Christie. Poirot’s reasons to reveal the murder are: (1) Mrs. Ariadne Oliver's request and (2) for publics interest. And the ways done by Poirot to reveal the murder are; (1) Asking detailed information about the victim characters, (2) Asking for superintendent Spence's help, (3) Coming to the place where the murder happened, (4) Interviewing Joyce's young brother Leopold, (5) Interviewing Joyce's sister Ann, (6) Searching for information about unusual or unexpected deaths, (7) Interviewing Miss. Emlyn as Joyce's head-mistress, (8) Interviewing Miss. Elizabeth Whittaker as Joyce's teacher, (9) Asking information to Miranda as Joyce’s close friend, (10) Interviewing Michael Garfield about an au-pair girl, (11) Getting information from Olga Seminoff’s letters, (12) Hercule Poirot analyzed all the information he got. Finally, it is concluded that Poirot succeeded in revealing the murder that happened in Hallowe'en Party

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: 26 Jun 2012 04:43
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2012 04:43
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/9529

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