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The dreams of the main characters in fight stories in Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and efforts of their realization

Widjaja, Shirly (2002) The dreams of the main characters in fight stories in Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and efforts of their realization. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This thesis is written to analyze the idea of having dreams in human interaction as social being from the eight characters in Winesburg, Ohio Written by Sherwood Anderson. By discussing these characters in this book, the thesis writer observes that all the eight characters have dreams. Therefore, the thesis writer wants to find what their dreams are and how they meet their failure. In order to achieve the purpose in studying the topic, the thesis writer uses literary approach and uses literary tools: characterization and conflict. In the analysis, the thesis writer explains the dream of each character. The thesis writer sees that all characters do efforts in getting what they want; yet they fail. Besides the character traits, their failure is also caused by the people surrounding them, including their own family. Therefore, the analysis is focused on the process how the characters meet their failure. Their failure later lcads them to isolation and loneliness. The thesis writer finds out that some have to suppress their dream, and others have to give up their dream. In short, they have to compromise and adjust to the reality as their lives continue.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: anderson, sherwood, winesburg, ohio, story, american, realization
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2011 21:08
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/8272

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