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A Study of parents' ambition as the cause of Lucy's suffering in Sir Walter Scott's the bride of lammermoor

Oei, Fonny Wijaya (1998) A Study of parents' ambition as the cause of Lucy's suffering in Sir Walter Scott's the bride of lammermoor. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This thesis is a study of Sir Walter Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor. Through the analysis on Sir William and Lady Ashton's ambition, the writer intends to prove that the tragic life of their daughter, Lucy Ashton is the resuIt of their big ambition, To accomplish the objective goal of the thesis, the use of ambition, characterization, conflict as the literary approaches are necessary, Efesides that psychological theory and the condition of life at. that time are also very important to support, this thesis. The ambitious of Sir William and Lady Ashtan creates the suffering on Lucy, as Sir William and Lady Ashton continuously force her to follow their will. As a normal human being who cannot, stand such pressure, Lucy tries to solve her problems. Finally, Lucy decides to follow her parents will and she realizes that she becomes desperate and frustated. To end all of her suffering, Lucy commits suicideon her wedding day.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: wedding day, suicideon, normal human, desperate, frustated
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2011 14:28
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/3244

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