Dystopia portrait on Julia’s character in The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Raharjo, Dona Perkasa Yuda (2017) Dystopia portrait on Julia’s character in The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

This research explain one of Karen Thompson Walker works entitled The Age of Miracles. The story tells about Julia who developed of personality which makes her struggle face the disaster. That can make Julia lion-heart and fully downright strong teenager. There are two questions in this thesis, first is how Julia’s character and characterization described. And the second is how Julia faces the disaster portrayed in the novel. To solve the first research problem, the researcher used new criticism theory focused on character and characterization to help researcher analyze Julia’s personality. Then to achieve psychologically of Julia must face the disaster when she struggled of face the disaster. To solve the second problem, the researcher used the theory from Sigmund Freud about id, ego, and superego as a strong teenager to seek freedom. The result of this research shows that Julia used id, ego, and superego faced various disasters within her life until to seek freedom. After that, Julia takes refuge in the house and consumed food to survive and also talked to the people about disaster.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Fanani, Abu
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality; struggle; psychological; accomplish
Subjects: Filsafat
Fiksi
Etika
Self confidence
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Raharjo Dona Perkasa Yuda
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2018 08:24
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2018 08:24
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/23356

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