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The External and the internal factors that influence rufus to commit suicide in James Baldwin's another country

Larasati, Joanna Tabita (1997) The External and the internal factors that influence rufus to commit suicide in James Baldwin's another country. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This thesis discusses the external and the internal factors that influence Rufus to commit suicide in James Baldwin's Another Country. In analyzing these factors, the thesis writer uses the data from the novel, Another Country supported by criticism on the author and novel ; some psychological theories on environment and human development, alienation, despair, and some psychological and sociological reasons on suicide and the literary theory on conflicts. At last, the thesis writer finds out that Rufus' decision to commit suicide is influenced by his past life. It relates to his family and the bad treatments of white people. Besides, the alienation and despair are also the main influential factors.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: criticism, novel, psychological theories, environment, human development
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2011 17:04
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/2484

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