THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-CONCEPT IN CHARLES DICKENS DAVID COPPERFIELD: A HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH

NUGROHO, ARIEF ADHY MONO (2008) THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-CONCEPT IN CHARLES DICKENS DAVID COPPERFIELD: A HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta.

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Abstract

The major problem of this study is the importance of self-concept of David in the Charles Dickens novel’s David Copperfield. The study is focused on the major character, namely David Copperfield. The researcher employs qualitative method. In this method, the researcher uses two data sources, namely primary and secondary data resources. The primary data source is the novel itself. The secondary data sources are the books about the psychology, some books about self concept, the autobiography of the author and the other sources which are related to the analysis. The method of data collection is library research and the technique of data collection is descriptive technique. ased on the analysis, the outcome of this study shows that the importance of the major character self concept is the way how to solve the problem faced and how to develop self concept in major character’s life. Then, there are elements of self concept in the David characteristic which is shown by Dickens and to be a fully functioning person. The problem in David life can be solved by showing the good self concept and the characteristic of fully functioning person. So, his ways to develop his self concept makes David solve his problem to become a fully functioning person and reach the happiness in his life.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: SElf-Concept. A Humanistic Psychological Approach
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maria Husnun Nisa
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2009 07:54
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2010 01:10
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/2158

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