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The Main Character’s Past Dreams in Daniel Steel’s Loving: a Feminism Approach

Yunita, Antonia Rahma (2011) The Main Character’s Past Dreams in Daniel Steel’s Loving: a Feminism Approach. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Stikubank.

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In this research, the writer uses the feminist approach to analyze the main women characters. The writer uses the descriptive qualitative method to analyze the novel. The research method used in this research is observation and documentation. The observation means the writer reads the novel carefully and critically. The research findings are as follows. First, there are two main characters in the novel Loving (Bettina Daniels and Ivo Steward), and sixteen minor characters (Justin Daniels, Anthony Pearce, John Field, Seth Watterson, Mary Watterson, Norton Hess, Oliver Paxton, Jeannie, Mathilde, Naomi Liebson, Steve, Bernard Zule, Mc Carney, Alexander, Salbert, Bill Hale). Second, the characters of Bettina was good, beautiful, gentle, smart and energetic. Bettina always helped her father and loved him. Beside that, she was smart girl in her studies and had talent like her father in writing a play. Third, there are three sectors of the main character‟s struggle, namely (1) Economy sector, Bettina worked in a drama theatre, after her father died, and she was successful to become a famous author like her father. (2) Law sector, Bettina‟s failure in her household, so she had right to get divorced from her second husband, and she got right to take care for her son. Beside that, Bettina made a contract in her job. And (3) Social sector, Bettina got alimony from Ivo, and Bettina‟s struggle to get her career, finally can be seen from her success as a writer like her father.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM: SKR.III.05.010337
Uncontrolled Keywords: Loving, woman, struggle, feminism
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Depositing User: Widodo Prihatin
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2012 02:19
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 02:19
URI: https://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/736

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