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A Study on Mr and Mrs Antrobus's efforts to maintain the unity of the family in thornton wilder's The skin of our teeth

, Juliana (1999) A Study on Mr and Mrs Antrobus's efforts to maintain the unity of the family in thornton wilder's The skin of our teeth. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This thesis is about a study on how Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus's efforts maintain the unity of the family as seen through their character in Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth. Therefore, the thesis writer wants to reveal Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus's efforts to achieve the unity of the family. The analysis shows that the unity between the members of a family makes them able to face the hardest obstacle in life, either natural catastrophes or even disagreement among them. To accomplish the objective goal of her thesis, the thesis writer will apply the theories of character, characterization, and setting as the literary devices. Based on the analysis on Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus's conducts and behaviors, especially which have been done for their children, the thesis writer finds out that responsibility, sincerity, devotion and economical as well as attentive and optimism are their efforts to maintain the unity of the family. Finally, the thesis writer also finds out that when the Antrobuses is united, the family can survive through the hardest period of time, that is, ice period, flood and war.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
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Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2011 15:36
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/5733

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