Amir’s Personality Development In Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner

Anggraini, Chisilia Putri (2020) Amir’s Personality Development In Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner. Strata 1 thesis, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.

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This research discusses a novel which written by Khaled Hosseini entitled The Kite Runner. The novel tells a story about Amir as main character that showing self-confusion in his life growth because of his life experience. Besides, the novel offers psychological of main character in great detail since there is personality development on it. This thesis has one research question which is how is Amir’s personality development in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini’s seen from Erik Erikson’s theory. In this study, the writer applies descriptive qualitative method since the data are in the form of sentence not numeric. The data are derived from the words, sentences, dialogues, and statements of the novel, which concern the objectives of the study. Further, this thesis uses personality development by Erik Erikson’s with three stages in it such as childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. The results of the analysis show that Amir’s personality is developed in each level of his age. At childhood stage, it is seen that he changed his negative thinking towards his father into more active and productive activity in order to gain recognition from his father. At adolescence stage, it is seen that his personality changes from hopeless person into never give up and braver to take decision for his future. At adulthood stage, he started to regret his past and haunted by guilty feeling after he successfully gained his successful career as a writer and he tried to fix it by atoning his sin through Sohrab, Hassan’s son. Keywords: Personality Development, Psychology of Literature, The Kite Runner

Item Type: Thesis (Strata 1)
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Ilmu Pendidikan > S1 Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Rahmat Iqbal M.IP
Date Deposited: 31 May 2021 05:11
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 05:11

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