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A Character study of Esther Greenwood in Sylvia Plath's the Bell Jar

, Dewi Ningsih (1992) A Character study of Esther Greenwood in Sylvia Plath's the Bell Jar. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

An identity crises in The Bell Jar is a psychological study on Esther Greenwood, the main character who undergoes the identity crises. This study tries to prove that the main character in Sylvia Plath's novel has an identity crises. Beginning with the split relationship with her mother and after that with the society, then, her experiences in New York and her failure to follow a writing course, all of those have caused her a psychological conflict, a feeling of depression, disintegration, and a suicide attempt. But from those events, Esther succeeds in forming a new personality to face the problems as a mature girl in the future. Through the topic presented in this thesis the readers will know about Sylvia Plath's experiences when she has gone through the identity crisis and how she forms her self-identity through her own experiences.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: esther greenwood, psychological study, identity crises
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2011 12:13
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/7103

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