PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF JAY GATSBY AS SEEN IN FITZGERALD’S “THE GREAT GATSBY”

ALDIFIANTO, ISLAM FICKIH (2015) PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF JAY GATSBY AS SEEN IN FITZGERALD’S “THE GREAT GATSBY”. S1 thesis, Universitas Mataram.

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Abstract

This study was conducted to find and determine psychological conflict that occur on the main character Jay Gatsby in pursuit of his dream in the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The analysis on this research is using descriptive method, because it can be used to increase understanding and knowledge about behavior and thought processes of people. The primary data are taken from novel The Great Gatsby and it would be supported by secondary data which were taken from various source which related to the primary data. After conducting this research, it was found some major conflict that affects psychology of Gatsby which was shame and love. Shame because of his lower class and love for Daisy, Become the most important thing for Gatsby. Seen from Sigmund Freud Theory Id, ego, and superego, Gatsby was on the Id level. Id Gatsby or his desire was exceedingly big and Gatsby was controlled by his desire. His tried to hide his lower class by done anything to get rich and to get Daisy's love back. Obviously, when Gatsby controlled by his desire he did anything to fulfill his need. This kind of character Also Affect the psychological state of Gatsby. In the pursuit of his love, Gatsby denied everything that hinders these desires even with time and his fear of abandonment toward his dream. Gatsby wanted to repeat the past and controlling time, which of course continue passing anyway and that would certainly not be able to do.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Keywords (Kata Kunci): Psychology, conflict
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
Depositing User: Ahmadi S.Si
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2017 04:08
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2017 04:08
URI: http://eprints.unram.ac.id/id/eprint/217

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