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Catherina, Amelia (2019) OPPRESSION ON WOMEN REFLECTED IN KATE CHOPIN’S “THE AWAKENING” : AS A FEMINIST STUDY. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Stikubank.

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The study reveals woman oppression in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening. The purpose of this paper is to describe feminist character of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening novel by analyzing the main female character and the contribution of feminist character to the development of the plot. This article applied qualitative study (a type of social science research that collects and works with non- numerical data) and applied feminist theory of Simon De Beauvoir (1949) in her book entitled The Second Sex. The data were collected by reading the novel comprehensively and took some notes on important words, sentences, and paragraphs that relate to the topic. After analyzing the data, it can be concluded that the main female character in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening accepted oppression because of the weakness of the law at that time, disregarding patriarchy and social boundaries toward women, an effort to complete self-rights, self-needs, and her inner thought about freedom and self-autonomy. Therefore, it can gives some effects, such as break the rules, and having affair.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: SKR.III.05.01.0647 NIM:
Uncontrolled Keywords: The Second Sex, Beauvoir, The Awakening, Kate Chopin, Woman Oppression
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
Faculty / Institution: Fakultas Bahasa dan Ilmu Budaya
Depositing User: R Ria
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2019 04:56
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2019 04:56
URI: https://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/5579

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