Racial discrimination suffered by black people as portrayed in Flannery O’Connor’s short stories

Fanani, Riski Arif (2014) Racial discrimination suffered by black people as portrayed in Flannery O’Connor’s short stories. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim.

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Abstract

Racial discrimination as one of social conflict which talks about the different social class. There are many people which are treated differently by the other people. Because the different skin colour and race, it also reflected in Florida and Atlanta. The researcher done the analysis in Flannery O’Connor’s short stories.

In this research, the reseacher analyzes about one of social prob lems, that is racial discrimination. Racial dicrimination is a problem that happens in the social life. Henslin said that racial discrimination is an action done by a group of people or person by treated differently other people because of different skin colour and social class.

To suport the objective of the study above. The researcher catagories this study as Literary criticism since the researcher conduct the interpretation and analysis on literary work. Then the researcher uses sociological approach in doing the analysis.

Based on background of the study, the problems of the study are the first the forms of racial discrimination suffered by black people as described in Flannery o’Connor’s short stories. The second problem is the causes of the racial discrimination happens in Flannery O’Connor’s short stories. The third problems the reflection of the racial discrimination in Florida and Atlanta reflected in Flannery O’Connor’s short stories. Based on the researcher analysis, in Flannery O’Connor’s short stories takes main theme of racial discrimination in social issue, economy issue, and politic. And all the data that are found by the researcher is the reflection at racial discrimination.

The result of the study this research, the researcher found three kinds of racial discrimination they are social issue, economy issue, and politic. The cause of racial discrimination: factor of status differences in social class. The short stories are taken from Flannery O’Connor’s short stories as portrayed in Florida and Atlanta.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Andarwati, Andarwati
Keywords: Racial Discrimination; Black people; Sociological Approach
Departement: Fakultas Humaniora > Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Imam Rohmanu
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2018 08:59
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 08:59
URI: http://etheses.uin-malang.ac.id/id/eprint/8358

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