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THE SOCIAL CONFLICT OF SAMANTHA IN SOPHIE KINSELLA’S THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS

Udhiarti, Tri (2014) THE SOCIAL CONFLICT OF SAMANTHA IN SOPHIE KINSELLA’S THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS. Undergraduate thesis, BAHASA & ILMU BUDAYA.

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Abstract

This research paper presents Sophie Kinsella novel The Undomestic Goddess. The story tells about Samantha’s Struggle opposed to Social Pressure in Sophie Kinsella’s The Undomestic Goddess. Samantha Sweeting as the main character is a twenty eight years old woman, who works as the lawyar in London. The analysis began by describing main character, conflict experienced by the main character, setting and the influence of society pressures the main character. The researcher is interested to analyze them because there are psychological aspects present to change the presentation of the main character. Beside that, personality as the part of psychology can be influenced by society pressure. In this study the library research method is applied to make scientific discussion. The structural approach is used to describe and learn the sructural elements, such as character, conflict and setting. Meanwhile, the social psychological approach is used to analyze Samantha Sweeting’s general description a long with the influence of society which pressures in herself. The result indicates that Samantha is described as a dynamic or developing character. In the beginning, she is described as a lawyer, who is busy, stressed-out, ambitious and hard worker. She changes after she makes a mistake and becomes a housekeeper. She learns many experiences during her working at The Geigers’ home. Samantha Sweeting experiences internal conflict when conflict appears when she denies that she is stressed-out; she makes a mistake in her job; she gets a bad headache and decides to ask an aspirin; Nathaniel said that he hates lawyers; and Samantha finally has to go to London again to prove that she is not guilty. Samantha Sweeting’s external when she Samantha opposed to Maya, Guy, Arnold Saville and The Geigers. The story is taken place in United Kingdom in May until December. The story also takes a place in London, Beauty Salon, Carter Spink and The Geigers’ home.Finally, as developing character, after Samantha and Nathaniel make a love relationship, she can solve her problems in her job that is late contract at Carter Spink, Social environment which influences during she becomes a housekeeper in Geiger’s house, makes her characters becomes slow down and she enjoys her life. The researcher also concludes that the character, conflict and Samantha’s change connected with social psychological condition of Samantha Sweeting’s personality.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM:09.03.52.0060 SKR.III.05.01.0486
Uncontrolled Keywords: Changing, Personality, Pressure, Slow-down, Stressed-out
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PC Romance languages
Faculty / Institution: ?? SkripsiBhs ??
Depositing User: Ani Mariawati
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2014 03:39
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2014 03:39
URI: http://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/1947

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