An analysis of the theme portrayed in the girl who drank the moon by KELLY BRANHILL

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Shintia, Yenni (2020) An analysis of the theme portrayed in the girl who drank the moon by KELLY BRANHILL. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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The thesis studied of the Elements of Fantasy in novel’s The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill. The research study be focused on the characters Luna and hergrandmama called Xan. Luna is The Girl Who Drank the Moon. She is ordinary child with extraordinary magic because there was a witch fed that the girl by her magic such as the witch gathered the starlight and moonlight. Whereas, Xan was a witch who caring of the baby. The researcher will focus on the elements of fantasy in the novel. There are three problems to be solved, namely: (1) Why was Luna fed the moonlight in her childhood by the witch? (2) How are the elements of fantasy portrayed in the novel? (3) How to compare Luna’s magic to Xan’s magic?.The researcher is conducted the research method used types of descriptive qualitative. Data collection is taken from in the novel's The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Barnhill, K. Data source taken from on website and some books. And the researcher was analyzing in the novel, the researcher have some took notes like to make a summary of the novel itself, highlighted, and cited. The researcher was reading in the novel's The Girl Who Drank the Moon,the researcher reading the whole it for three times. And the researcher is an approach to the theory of elements of fantasy. The researcher was comparing to the previous of study with the researcher itself, and looking for the similarities and differences to this research. The researcher must be found the problem of the study analysis the novel and the result data. The researcher must be formulated the conclusion and suggestion in this research. The result of the studies, the researcher could be found the element of fantasy or characteristic of fantasy that contain in the novel such as setting, tone, characters, theme, plot. Besides, researcher also analyzes what happen to the characthers of the novel, especially: Luna and her grandmama as a witch. Therefore, the researcher concluded that this novel is fantasy because somehing magical and supernatural elements, it does not real in the real world. The main character is Luna character. She is a child prodigy or called magical children. While her grandmamma is Xan’s witch who protect to the babies, and the people of protectorate and she keeps all people and universe with used by her magic.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Shintia, Yennijenisgril@gmail.comA73215080
Thesis advisorFanani, Abuabufanani@yahoo.com2015066904
Thesis advisorKusumajanti,
Subjects: Fiksi
Kesusastraan > Kesusastraan Inggris
Orang tua dan Anak
Keywords: fantasy; magic; and child prodig.
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Yenni Shintia
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2020 11:14
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2020 11:14

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