Psychopathic Personality Disorder as Reflected in The Main Character in Red Dragon Novel by Thomas Harris

Istiqomah, Nurliya (2020) Psychopathic Personality Disorder as Reflected in The Main Character in Red Dragon Novel by Thomas Harris. Strata 1 thesis, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.

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Literary works are created in various themes and each of them is showing different problem and one of the examples is psychopathic personality disorder. Thus, regarding to that, the writer in this research is interested in analyzing psychopathic personality disorder reflected by Francis Dolarhyde in Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon and described the cause. Further, in doing this research, the writer applied psychological approach and conducts Hare’s theory of psychopath. As the result of the research, it shows that regarding to Hare’s theory of psychopath, Francis Dolarhyde is categorized as psychopath since he has the characteristics of psychopathic disorder which found from the novel of Red Dragon, they are; high intelligent and verbal intelligent, glibness or superficial charm, pathological lying, manipulative, lack of remorse or guilt, grandiose self-worth, impulsivity and antisocial. Moreover, the psychopathic disorder of Dolarhyde is caused by his environment which in this case, he had bad experienced when he was a child from people around him, such his own mother, grandmother, and his two step siblings. Keywords: causes of psychopath, characteristics of psychopath, psychological approach, psychopath

Item Type: Thesis (Strata 1)
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Ilmu Pendidikan > S1 Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Rahmat Iqbal M.IP
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2021 03:22
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2021 03:22

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