THE AMERICAN DREAM IN CLINT EASTWOOD’S FLAGS OF OUR FATHER: A SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH

AGUNG. W. , DWI SULISTIYONO (2008) THE AMERICAN DREAM IN CLINT EASTWOOD’S FLAGS OF OUR FATHER: A SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta.

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Abstract

The limitation of this study is how the American Dream is reflected in Clint Eastwood Flags of Our Father viewed from sociological perspective. The problem of this study is how American dream is portrayed in Clint Eastwood Flags of our Father. The objective of this study is to analyze the film terms of its structural elements and to analyze the film based on the sociological approach. This study belongs to qualitative method. In this method, there are two types of data source, namely primary and secondary data source. The primary data source is the film it self, meanwhile the secondary data source is any literature related with this study. The researcher collects the data from both, primary and secondary data source in a short of document as evidence. The study uses documentation of descriptive analysis. Based on the analysis the researcher draws some conclusions as follows; first, literary work involves the response of the author toward the social reality where she or he lives in. Clint Eastwood creates a solid relation between himself, as a part of society and the other side Eastwood shows the importance of American dream in the society. Second, Clint Eastwood builds his story in the film by using social reality of American society in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Third, Clint Eastwood criticizes the social condition of American society and shows that illegal possession may result in disaster, great depression, poverty, ethnic, friction, crimes, slum areas, high unemployment, immigrant and population problems are some issues that dominate American life.

Item Type: Karya ilmiah (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: American Dream, Sociological Approach, Clint Eastwood Flag
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maria Husnun Nisa
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2009 07:07
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 11:25
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/3753

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