An Analysis of Character Development of Major Character as Seen In The Shack Novel by William Paul Young

Ibrahim, Bhakti Bagus (2019) An Analysis of Character Development of Major Character as Seen In The Shack Novel by William Paul Young. Other thesis, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.

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Abstract

The Shack novel is a novel which illustrate the human’s belief to the God. A human who has a spiritual journey in finding the answer of his question about why God did not love him. In this research, there are two aspects which going to be explained in this research. The first aspect shows how the process of the main character development. The second aspect is the factors that influence Mack’s character. The writer applies the Structuralism approach to find the objective and the writer also used Structuralism theory by A. J. Greimas and Gustav Freytag’s theory about Plot. By writing this paper, the writer wants to reveal the character development that happened in the novel, the writer hopes that this study can give some benefits for the reader to explore more knowledge especially in discussing character development. The writer used the descriptive qualitative method. After the writer analyzing the data, the writer finds the result. The finding result of this study is Mack believes in God again because he understands how God loves his creation and all the bad things that happen in his life are not because of God. Then, the impact after he believes in God is because he understands about this life, about the relationship with God and how to make a good relationship with other people. God inform of Papa also explains Mack about love, goodness, and the reason why the tragedy happened in Mack’s life. Those all have purposes. God wants his creation has a good relationship with his creation.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Character Development, Structuralism Theory
Subjects: SASTRA INGGRIS > Philology. Linguistics
SASTRA INGGRIS > Literature (General) > Novel
SASTRA INGGRIS > English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Ilmu Pendidikan > S1 Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Rahmat Iqbal M.IP
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2020 03:57
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2020 03:58
URI: http://repository.teknokrat.ac.id/id/eprint/2283

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