The analysis of main character’s love in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

Ichwanudin, Mochammad (2008) The analysis of main character’s love in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim.

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Drama is work of literature either to read or to see in a theatrical performance. Besides we can get a lot of valuable things moral teaching from drama as it deals with problems of life, it nourishes us with a sense of the complexity of life’s deepest mysteries like love, hate, death, conflicts between the individual and society and so on. Love as one theme in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost is subjective experience. It is exceedingly difficult to define it scientifically because the emotions that accompany love are complex and far from clearly understood.

That is one of the writer reasons chooses this topic. In the play love experiences accompany some characters. Psychologists tend to define love as internal situation or process and seen as part of responses to objects which are death or life. The writer included the theory of love, factors of love and influences of love to human being. Those will solve and answer the problems of study, they are: what kinds of love do characters have? What are the factors of their love in the play? What happens to the characters after falling in love?

This study is conducted in a literary criticism. Literary criticism is a disciplined activity that attempts to describe study, analyze, justify, interpret, and evaluate literary work. Literary work is a product from the psychological and author’s mind. By psychological approach, the writer means the psychological study of the psychological types or laws of love present within Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.

The writer finding that the kinds of love do characters have in this drama is romantic love. In this Shakespeare’s work; love be an important things in the play and all the main characters behaviors are influenced by love. In the other words can say that love be a motivation in this work.

From this study the writer hopes this thesis can give contribution to the writer himself and to the reader. Hopefully, it will increase understanding of love which is basically difficult to describe. Furthermore the writer suggests to researchers who conduct the study in the same area to continue analyzes this play using other element and using other approach too.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Masitoh, Siti
Keywords: Love; Factors; Influence; Psychological Aspect
Departement: Fakultas Humaniora > Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Dian Anesti
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2016 05:08
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2016 05:08

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