Larsonianto, Agung (2017) STRUGGLE FOR PERFECTION IN JOHN GREEN’S NOVEL THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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This study is under the field of psychological studies. Specifically, it is a psychological study which explores the relationship between life perfection of a girl as a socialized entity. The aim of this study is to analyze the psychological developments called life perfection performed by Hazel Grace Lancaster, the main character in The Fault in Our Stars. This study has two objectives, they are to identify the life perfection and find out how the character’s struggle to reach it. This study is a qualitative research employing content analysis method. The main source of this research is a novel entitled The Fault in Our Stars by John Green which was published in 2012 by Dutton Books. The data were some expressions used to show the kinds of life perfections and character’s struggle in the novel. The researcher was the primary instrument and the data sheets were the secondary instrument. Data analysis was conducted through four steps: organizing and preparing the data, reading and re-reading the data, sorting the data, interrelating the description, and interpreting the meaning of description. The trustworthiness of the data was gained by providing rich, thick description; reading and re-reading the data; and conducting triangulation. This study revealed 2 findings. First, there were four kinds of life perfections found in this research. They are: knowing the ending of An Imperial Affliction, making Hazel’s parents happy, minimizing casualties of Hazel’s death and to be closer with Augustus Waters. Second, there were four categories of struggle related in gaining the life perfection. They are Hazel’s striving in knowing the ending of An Imperial Affliction, Hazel’s struggles in making her parents happy, Hazel’s attempts in minimizing the casualties of her death and Hazel’s efforts in order to be closer with Augustus.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: psychological, perfections, goals, struggles, The Fault in Our Stars
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa, Seni dan Budaya (FBSB) > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2017 02:47
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 13:22

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