Moral value reflected in “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen: A reader response analysis

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Wiyayanti, Eldiana Ardi (2019) Moral value reflected in “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen: A reader response analysis. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

Every reader has their moral value showed in the text based on their experience, background of education, age, sex, and the other aspects that will affect their answer or response toward text. In this research, the researcher explained about the moral value and reader response, it became the aspect to be analyzed in one of the popular literary works by Hans Christian Andersen “The Little Mermaid”. It is chosen by the researcher to be the subject of this research. The kind of moral value used in this article is based on Kinnier et al. and the Golden Rule. The aim of this research, is to describs the moral value in the text and the response of the reader. This research used descriptive qualitativemsince the researcher wanted to explore the kinds of moral value reflected in “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen. The data of this research was obtaines from the text and from the response of the reader. The open-question questionaire is used to get the response from the reader. Eight people from UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya class of 2015 were picked randomly selected to participate in this research. As a result, the researcher found the entire moral value based on Kinnier et al. and the Golden Rule. Meanwhile, the readers only found some moral value, they are, Self-respect, but with humanity, self-discipline, and acceptance of personal responsibility and Respect and Caring for others from the text. The moral value that mostly mentioned from the text are respect and caring for others.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators:
CreatorsEmailNIM
Wiyayanti, Eldiana Ardieldiardi@gmail.comA73215096
Contributors:
ContributionNameEmailNIDN
Thesis advisorKusumajanti, Wahjuwahjukusumajanti@uinsby.ac.idUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Etika
Sastra
Keywords: moral values, reader response, the little mermaid
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Wijayanti Eldiana Ardi
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2019 06:38
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 06:38
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/33680

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