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Agustina Madyant, Ika (2004) AN ANALYSIS ON REBUTTING A CHILD IN CLARE BENEDICT'S NOVEL "A BITTER IN HERITANCE". Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Literature contains the skill at expressing the idea of love, social problems and also expressing human values. One of literary works that can express these values is novel. By reading novel the readers get knowledge about the expression of life without experiencing it themselves. That is why the writer of this thesis is interested in conducting an analysis about rebutting a child in Clare Benedict’s novel ‘A Biter Inheritance’. This analysis is conducted to analyze rebutting a child, named Natalie. The investigation is focused on people involving on rebutting Natalie, the way on rebutting Natalie, the reasons on rebutting Natalie, and the solution on rebutting Natalie. This research uses descriptive method because the study is to describe or to give confirmation about rebutting a child in Clare Benedict’s novel ‘A Bitter Inheritance’. Then, in appreciating Clare Benedict’s novel, the thesis writer uses an objective approach. It is based on studying a literary work itself that is only on rebutting Natalie. The population of this study is the whole events in the novel ‘A Bitter Inheritance’ by Clare Benedict , while the samples of this thesis are paragraphs, dialogues and quotations related to rebutting a child. The result of this study concluded that Natalie is being rebutted by Sam Redmond (Natalie’s uncle) and Marco Doyle (Natalie’s father) from Gina Rowland (Natalie’s stepmother). Their way of rebutting is different. Sam Redmond’s way is that by challenging Gina to prove that she is a good mother for Natalie, while Marco Doyle’s way is by exposing Gina’s scandals in the past to the media. Then, Sam Redmond and Marco Doyle have many reasons why they want to rebut Natalie from Gina and also really want to be Natalie’s guardian. The reasons are because they still have a blood relation with Natalie and also they want to take a revenge to Gina. In solving the problem about rebutting Natalie, the solution given is that Natalie’s guardianship is still in Gina. As stated in David’s legal letter that Gina is Natalie’s official guardian, so that no one can take Natalie away from her

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Anwar Jasin
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2012 13:23
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2012 13:23

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