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A Study of Pavel Petrovich's post-power syndrome in Ivan Turgenev's fathers and sons

Liandouw, Fenny (2006) A Study of Pavel Petrovich's post-power syndrome in Ivan Turgenev's fathers and sons. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This thesis is a study about Post-Power Syndrome of Pavel Petrovich character in Ivan Sergeyevitch Turgenev's Fathers and Sons. The purpose of writing this thesis is to analyze Pavel Petrovich's character when he lives under the post-power syndrome. To analyze Pavel Petrovich as the main character in this play, the writer uses literary approach namely characterization and conflict and also the concept of post-power syndrome. After doing the analysis of Fathers and Sons, the writer finds that Pavel as a character in the novel represents the old generation who live under his admiration of his past life and would never respect the modern life. Besides that, Pavel stands for the old traditional and romantic past and he can never break away from this past to become a functional man of the present world. He insists on maintaining old views, even though he never bothers to examine the truths of these beliefs. Based on all this analysis, the writer can conclude that Pavel infected by the post-power syndrome because of the early retirement he gets.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: post-power syndrome
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 02 May 2011 14:09
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/7992

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