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SELF-AWARENESS OF THE PROTAGONIST AS REFLECTED IN ANDREW GEORGE’S THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH: A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH

Mubarokah, Fatatun (2019) SELF-AWARENESS OF THE PROTAGONIST AS REFLECTED IN ANDREW GEORGE’S THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH: A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH. Bachelor thesis, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan.

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This research entitled “Self-awareness of The Protagonist as Reflected in Andrew George‟s “The Epic of Gilgamesh”: A Psychological Approach”. The objectives of the research are: to describe the story of the poem, to describe the characterization of the protagonist, to explain selfawareness of the protagonist observed psychologically, and to identify the moral values. The subject of the research is “The Epic of Gilgamesh” translated by Andrew George. The poem is used as the primary source, while books, journals, and articles are taken as secondary source. The data were collected by visiting libraries, reading, taking notes, and categorizing data. Then, the researcher applied a psychological approach to analyze the data. The collected data were analyzed qualitatively in the form of statements and sentences. After conducting the research, the researcher comes to the conclusion that first, the story focuses about the protagonist who seeks immortality after the death of his best friends. He fails to reach immortality, in exchange, he gains knowledge and wisdom. Second, the protagonist is categorized as a round character because he experiences the change in his characterization. Third, the self-awareness of the protagonist went through five stages. The first stage is feeling clueless. The second stage is to understand yourself. The third stage is to understand social patterns, the fourth stage is afraid of turn into madness, and the last stage is to accept human nature. Fourth, moral values taken from the poem is related to self-awareness, the aspect of leadership, and decision making.

Item Type: Naskah Publikasi (Bachelor)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan) > S1-English Education (S1-Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris)
Depositing User: publikasi uad
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2019 01:49
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 01:49
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/15324

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