A child's struggle in Dave Pelzer's a child called it

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Basri, Hasan (2019) A child's struggle in Dave Pelzer's a child called it. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This thesis focuses on the fulfillment of the self-actualization of the main character's novel ‘A Child Called 'It’ by using the theory of Abraham Maslow. Self-actualization is the passion and desire to be like what he wanted to achieve and exploit all the potential, skills and talents. Someone who has grabbed self-actualization is someone who manages fully be himself. Human motivation is a theory that is most appropriate for implementing this analysis. This theory relates to the human effort that is able to make them do something they want. This thesis helps finding Dave’s self-actualization state to reach his fully functioning state or good life. Therefore, the writer provides the self-concept of Abraham Maslow personality theory. The writer uses psychology theory concern to personality theory and new criticism for supporting theory on A Child Called ‘It’ novel. This thesis uses descriptive qualitative method to explain Dave’s life. The result of this study shows that Dave is sturggle to survive in his family, he is struggle to find it although he faces a lot of obstacles.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Basri, Hasanhasanbasri1404@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self-actualization; motivation; hierarcy of human needs
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Basri Hasan
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2019 06:18
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2019 06:18
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/29222

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