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Study on Martha's character traits and inner conflict concerning her pregnancy as seen in McCarthy's a Charmed Life

Kurniawati, Enny (1999) Study on Martha's character traits and inner conflict concerning her pregnancy as seen in McCarthy's a Charmed Life. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

A Charmed Life is the title of Mary McCarthy's third novel which portrays the inner conflict of the main character, Martha, dealing with her pregnancy. The thesis concerns with the life of the main character who faces inner conflict dealing with her pregnancy whose paternity is in doubt. The thesis writer is eager to know what kinds of character traits influence Martha's inner conflict that leads her come to a decision to have an abortion. The thesis writer uses the theory of conflict and characterization seen from the literary point of view to analyze the matter. In the analysis, she discusses how Martha's character traits, that are caring about the truth, loyal, obedient, and immature lead her come to a decision of having an abortion. In the conclusion, she finds out that those character traits give strong influence for the main character, Martha, to decide to have an abortion.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
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Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2011 17:54
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/5156

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