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WOMEN'S POSITION IN THE BRITISH SOCIETY OF THE LATE 19 th CENTURY AS REFLECTED IN THE CHARACTERS IN OSCAR WILDE’S A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE

Ariono, Dhanang (2010) WOMEN'S POSITION IN THE BRITISH SOCIETY OF THE LATE 19 th CENTURY AS REFLECTED IN THE CHARACTERS IN OSCAR WILDE’S A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Stikubank Semarang.

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Abstract

Oscar wilde‟S through the Characters of his play, A Woman of No importance (1983), Criticizes British Society of the period in the way they treat women. Women of the period suffered from unequal treatment. Their position in both the So ciety and family were weak. There are two goals of this study. The first goal is to identify the women position of the British society in the late nineteenth century as represented by the characters in the play. The second goal is to find author‟s criticism toward women position of the British society in the late nineteenth century. The method applied in this thesis is a library research. The writer collected data from two sources. There are the play and some books on theory of literature, theory of gender, theory critical approach of literature, and the Victorian period History of Britain in order to answer the problems, the writer analyzed the play based on Sociocultural historical approach. It is useful to find out the information about women‟s social position of the play and compare it with real condition in England where the play was created. The analysis is divided into two subchapters. The first subchapter discusses several Characteristics of the Character in the play to know and to understand about the position of the British women in the late nineteenth Century. Although the Writer Particularly high lights on the major Character, it is also reasonable to describe some minor Characters since their presence are important in building the whole story. The second subchapter discusses the Author‟s critism toward women‟s position of the British society in the late nineteenth Century. The study concludes that through the Characters of the play, the Author shares his understanding of women‟s position of the British society in the late nineteenth Century. Using the characters in the play, the Author criticizes the society in the way they treat women and put women in the lower place. Through the play, the Author wants to say women of the British society in the late 19 th century suffer unequal treatment from society.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM:06.03.52.0087 SKR.III.05.01.0327
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oscar wilde‟S
Subjects: ?? Linguistics ??
Faculty / Institution: ?? SkripsiBhs ??
Depositing User: Widodo Prihatin
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2012 04:58
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 04:58
URI: http://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/762

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