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Silas lapham's entanglement in greed and pride and the rise of his morality as seen through William Dean Howells's, the rise of silas lapham

, Teresia (2002) Silas lapham's entanglement in greed and pride and the rise of his morality as seen through William Dean Howells's, the rise of silas lapham. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This tnesis is about Silas Lapham's Entanglement in Greed and Pride and the Rise of His Morality as Seen Through William Dean Howells', The Rise of Silas Lapham. The Rise of Silas Lapham is the most important novel William Dean Howells had ever written and this novel is his masterpiece. In writing the novel, Howells shows a true picture of good and evil, foolish and wise, strong and weak, or in other words it represent a true American life. In order to accomplish the objective of this thesis, the thesis writer analyzes Silas Lapham's entanglement in greed and pride, the factors that make Silas Lapham entangled in greed and pride and how he later rises in his morality. Using library research and literary approach such as characterization and conflict to help her in her analysis, the thesis writer finds out that, at the end, bankruptcy can cause people to become greedy and proud which cause decadence in morality. But Silas realizes his m i s t a k e and leaves behind his greed and pride and rises in his morality.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: american, fiction, howells. dean, william, silas, lapham
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2011 21:32
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/8064

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