THE CONCEPT OF COURAGE SHOWN IN LOIS LOWRY’S NUMBER THE STARS THROUGH THE USE OF SETTING AND CHARACTERIZATION

Oddy Prasetya Nugraha, 120912065 (2015) THE CONCEPT OF COURAGE SHOWN IN LOIS LOWRY’S NUMBER THE STARS THROUGH THE USE OF SETTING AND CHARACTERIZATION. Skripsi thesis, UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA.

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Abstract

This study was designed to learn more about the concept of courage shown in Lois Lowry’s Number The Stars through the use of characterization and setting. I will try to dig more about the concept of courage that shown in the novel and compare it with the general concept of courage and to see if there is some value that makes it different or not. The novel Number The Stars written by Lois Lowry tells us about a ten-year-old girl named Annemarie who experiencing the situation of war in her country, Denmark. This novel described a war situation in Denmark which occupied by Germany soldier related to their purpose to annihilate Jewish people. The reader will be served some general concept of courage and the concept of courage in this novel by examining two formal elements of literature which are characterization and setting. Annemarie will be the main subject of this study as she is the main character and showing some courages throughot the plot of the story. The war situation also been highlighted as its become the important cause towards courage shown by Annemarie. The thesis uses close reading method to analyze the novel. The results of this thesis are the setting and characterization as the formal elements do works each other to define the concept of courage. This thesis also finds that in this novel, courage may emerge if someone is less know about the risk than if someone know the risk entirely.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: KKB KK-2 FS BE. 54/14 Nug c
Uncontrolled Keywords: COURAGE IN LITERATURE
Subjects: P Language and Literature
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: 12. Fakultas Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris
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Oddy Prasetya Nugraha, 120912065UNSPECIFIED
Contributors:
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ContributorRina Saraswati, M.Hum.UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Tn Yusuf Jailani
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2015 12:00
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2016 07:07
URI: http://repository.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/14573
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