J.D SALINGER’S WORLDVIEW AS REFLECTED IN THE CATCHER IN THE RYE: A GENETIC STRUCTURALISM ANALYSIS

Priyono, Ahmad (2019) J.D SALINGER’S WORLDVIEW AS REFLECTED IN THE CATCHER IN THE RYE: A GENETIC STRUCTURALISM ANALYSIS. Bachelor thesis, Sastra Inggris, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan.

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Abstract

The research entitled J.D Salinger’s Worldview as reflected in The Catcher in the Rye: A Genetic Structuralism Analysis. There are many correlations between The Catcher in the Rye with ‘baby boomers’ generation. By The Catcher in the Rye, many readers which are influenced by J.D Salinger and Holden Caulfield’s thought. This research is aimed to analyze: (1) structure and structuration in The Catcher in the Rye, (2) social condition and homology of The Catcher in the Rye, (3) worldview in The Catcher in the Rye. This study uses qualitative methods that present data descriptively. There are two types of data in this study, namely primary data and secondary data. Primary data from The Catcher in the Rye novel, while secondary data from J.D Salinger's biography, journals, articles, internet, and books, are related to the object of this study. Researcher use genetic structuralism theory by Lucien Goldmann as the main theory in this study. Genetic structuralism theory is the merger between the structural and extrinsic elements of the literary works and the theory will make the literary works become more meaningful. Researcher use several books as references, The Hidden God (1977) and Towards Novel Sociology by Lucien Goldmann (1975). From the research it was found, first; the structure and structuration in The Catcher in the Rye can be seen from the relationship between Holden Caulfield and other figures, and the relationship between Holden Caulfield and near objects. Second; the existence of homology between events in the real world of the 'baby boomer' generation and those depicted in the novel The Catcher in the Rye. Third; J.D Salinger brought a world view of humanism in the novel The Catcher in the Rye.

Item Type: Naskah Publikasi (Bachelor)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Letters (Fakultas Sastra) > S1-English Letters(S1-Sastra Inggris)
Depositing User: publikasi uad
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2019 06:20
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 06:20
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/15280

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