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The Main character's becoming a gay in David Sedaris's Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

, Christian (2008) The Main character's becoming a gay in David Sedaris's Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim is a novel written by David Sedaris, reflects David Sedaris?s life, and tells about the struggle of a man to find his true identity, a homosexual. In this study the thesis writer is interested in analyzing the causes and the process of the main character?s becoming a gay in Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim. In the analysis, the thesis writer uses psychological approach, by applying the Exotic Becomes Erotic (EBE) theory. As the supporting theory, the thesis writer applies Identity Development of Homosexual theory. The thesis writer finds the causes of the main character to become a gay, such as society?s role, parent?s treatment, and playmate?s influences. The thesis writer finds that the main character has been going the process of becoming a gay into three periods, such as: childhood period, pre-adolescence period, and adulthood period.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: EBE theory, identity development of homosexual theory
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2011 12:08
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/13562

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