An Ecocritical Analysis of Nature Condition and Environmental Stewardship in the J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit

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Bachtiar, Amiril (2019) An Ecocritical Analysis of Nature Condition and Environmental Stewardship in the J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study focuses on nature representation and human efforts to steward the nature natural conditions on the novel of J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit. The Hobbit and their simple, pastoral life and their agricultural ways become concern of this research. Following Bilbo journey across the Eriador from the nice place such Hobbiton passing the Bree Farm then toward the Valley of Imladris or Rivendell, known as the living house. Then, the journey entered to places called wilder world including Mirkwood forest, Mount Gundabad, The Misty Mountains and the Lonely Mountain, the kingdom of the Dwarves. This thesis applies descriptive qualitative method that the steps are as follow: the first is reading the novel: then the second is collecting the important part which is related with the issues of this thesis; the third is analyzing the data based on Ecocriticism theory by Greg Garrard to examine how environmental issues are illustrated in the story and use pastoral and deep ecology as the main perspectives to examine how human relationships with nature in order to maintain ecosystem stability in the area. The results of this study is explained to taking those environmental ethics and seeing how they may apply to the environmental issues facing by human today. The Hobbit as the object of research clearly shows the future environmental issues, when every human should come back to nature, establishing a set of environmental ethics that lie within a text would be one way to understand about nature stewardship.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Bachtiar, Amirilabachtiar4@gmail.comA03212032
Subjects: Kesusastraan > Kesusastraan Inggris
Lingkungan Hidup
Keywords: Ecocriticism; Stewardship; Nature Condition
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Bachtiar Amiril
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2019 04:24
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 04:24

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