A Mistake in the past and its consequences as seen in Oscar Wilde's an ideal husband

Kurniati, Martha (2003) A Mistake in the past and its consequences as seen in Oscar Wilde's an ideal husband. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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As the main character of An Ideal Husband, Sir Robert Chiltren is described as a man who comes from the middle class who has commit a mistake in the past. Starting from this fact, the thesis writer is interested to discuss a topic about the main character?s mistake in the past and its consequences. The thesis writer wants to analyze the reasons of Sir Robert Chiltren commit the mistake, discuss the consequences and his efforts to pay for his mistake. To acquire this purpose, the thesis writer uses literary approach using characterization and conflict to analyze the topic. The thesis writer uses library research to collect all the data required to do the analysis. In the analysis, the thesis writer finds out that Sir Robert Chiltren?s reason to commit the mistake is to be wealthy and powerful. The consequences of his mistake is that he lives in fear and afraid of losing his wife love and the efforts to pay for his mistake is that he refuses the new position and to make a cooperation with Mrs Chevely. Yet, as Sir Robert Chiltren?s later experience shows that a person needs to pay for every mistake that he has made.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: english drama, oscar wilde
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2011 10:37
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/7677

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