THE DEPRESSION OF THE MAIN CHARACTER AS REFLECTED IN EVERY DAY BY DAVID LEVITHAN

Sulistiyana, Ikke and Rini Widiarti, Tri (2019) THE DEPRESSION OF THE MAIN CHARACTER AS REFLECTED IN EVERY DAY BY DAVID LEVITHAN. Bachelor thesis, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan.

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Abstract

The journal entitled “The Depression of the Main Character as Reflected in Every Day by David Levithan: A Psychological Approach”. The objectives of the research are: 1) to describe the characterization of the main character of the novel, 2) to describe the depression experienced of the main character in the novel and, 3) to describe the moral value of the novel. The subject of the research is the novel Every Day by David Levithan and the object of research is focused on the depression of the main character. This research is categorized as a library research. The data analyzing method on this research is descriptive qualitative method. The data are analyzed using theory namely (1) character characterizations theory by Subhan (2003), (2) the symptom theory by Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), (3) a psychology approach theory by Wellek and Warren (1956), (4) the theory of moral value by Nurgiyantoro, and Subhan (2015). The research findings of the research are: first, the characterization of the main character “kind-hearted, ambitious, optimistic, generous, responsible, and brave”. second, the symptoms of depression of the main character are: (1) depressed mood, (2) losing interest and enjoyment, (3) self criticism and guilt, (4) loss energy, (5) pessimism, (6) changes in sleep patterns, (7) thoughts of death. third, the moral values can be taken from the novel are positive value: (1) we must do good to others, (2) we must think carefully when doing something think before doing something, and (3) we must be honest to others.

Item Type: Naskah Publikasi (Bachelor)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
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: 16 Oct 2019 05:50
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2019 05:50
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/15348

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