Moral Values in Stockett's The Help

Ernawati, - (2019) Moral Values in Stockett's The Help. Other thesis, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.

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In every literary work, there must be a lesson that can be taken. A lesson that is also known as moral value. Mostly moral value is associated with attitudes and action whether they are good or bad. The moral value in the bad situation expressed by the author in order to tells readers that it should be avoided. In accordance, in this analysis, the writer is focusing in describing the moral values that exist in the novel of The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Thus, in order to find out the moral values that exist in the story of the novel, this research is conducted through descriptive qualitative method and using the theory of A. J. Greimas of actant model. As the result of this research, the writer finds out that there are six main points of moral values that can be taken from the story of the novel, they are; Justice, Personal Love, Faith, Sisterly Love, Courage and Trustworthiness. The writer believes that each of value that can be taken from the story is to make the readers realize what should they do and should not do in the real life. Moral value also gives the readers lesson in many ways so people can take the positive side of the story and try to avoid the bad one.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: actantial model, moral values, sociological approach, the help novel
Subjects: SASTRA INGGRIS > Literature (General)
SASTRA INGGRIS > Literature (General) > Novel
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Ilmu Pendidikan > S1 Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Rahmat Iqbal M.IP
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2020 02:02
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2020 01:34

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