An analysis of K’tut Tantri’s personality as the major character of K’tut Tantri’s Revolt in Paradise

Syafa’ah, Ilyah (2007) An analysis of K’tut Tantri’s personality as the major character of K’tut Tantri’s Revolt in Paradise. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim.

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Abstract

The novel which is a part of literary works is the representation of real life. It consists of many characters that are more or less similar with human life. The events that happened to the characters of novel also happened to human beings. Those events can influence their behavior. It proves that human behavior is motivated by many events that happened to them. It is in accordance with the story of K’tut Tantri’s Revolt in Paradise novel that tells about many events happened to the major character, K’tut Tantri. Those events can influence her behavior and finally determine her personality.

Based on the background above, it can be formulated some problems as follows: (1) how is K’tut Tantri’s personality in Revolt in Paradise novel viewed from Maslow’s humanistic theory of personality and (2) what is the dominant need felt by K’tut Tantri. This research are intended to describe K’tut Tantri’s personality in Revolt in Paradise novel viewed from Maslow’s humanistic theory of personality and to find out the dominant need felt by K’tut Tantri.

Theories used in this research are psychology and literature, the novel, personality, humanistic theory of personality, the hierarchy needs formulated by Abraham Maslow.

This research applies a literary criticism because the writer conducts discussion of literature, including description, analysis, and interpretation of a literary work in this research. In addition, the writer applies the psychological approach because this research analyzes personality of the major character in Revolt in Paradise novel.

From this research, there are two findings can be stated. First, K’tut Tantri’s personality viewed from Maslow’s humanistic theory of personality are the physiological needs, the safety needs, the belonging and love needs, the esteem needs, the self-actualization needs. Second, the dominant need felt by K’tut Tantri is that she is the character who needs more the safety than other needs.

Finally, the writer suggests the next researchers to investigate other literary works from some objects or analyze the same work from different point of view.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Istiadah, Istiadah and Rahayu, Mundi
Keywords: Personality; K’tut Tantri
Departement: Fakultas Humaniora > Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Dian Anesti
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2016 08:47
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2016 08:47
URI: http://etheses.uin-malang.ac.id/id/eprint/4650

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