COMPARING AND CONTRASTING BETWEEN MAJOR CHARACTER IN JACK LONDON’S THE LAW OF LIFE AND HEMINGWAY’S THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Resmayani, Ni Putu Ade (2013) COMPARING AND CONTRASTING BETWEEN MAJOR CHARACTER IN JACK LONDON’S THE LAW OF LIFE AND HEMINGWAY’S THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA. S1 thesis, Universitas Mataram.

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Abstract

This thesis is written based on a short story by Jack London, The Law of Life and Hemingway‟s The Old Man and the Sea novella. The purpose of this thesis is to find out the personality, similarity and differences of major character in the two stories, Old Koskoosh and Santiago. The data were gathered through those stories, internet research and library research. The method used in this thesis is the descriptive method. The result of this research are: (1) the personality of Old Koskoosh: Indian old man, blind with palsied hand, has pretty good hearing ability. While Santiago: an aging Cuban fisherman, skinny, pimply, has a pair of blue eyes, wise, kind, funny, independent, simple, optimistic, nature lover, Christian, and never gives up easily. (2) They are similar in their age (old), their past physical condition (strong man), their symbolism with animal, and their character role. (3) Old Koskoosh and Santiago are different in term of their background, physical appearance, believe, personality, reason of struggling alone, their goal and their character development. From those people in the stories, we can learn that life is like a wheel which keeps us run in cycle. Sometimes we are in the top, sometimes in the ground. We have to ready for all possible condition in our life with faith and positive attitude to face it.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Keywords (Kata Kunci): major character, personality of character, comparing, contrasting, short story, novella.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
Depositing User: Ahmadi S.Si
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2017 04:04
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2017 04:04
URI: http://eprints.unram.ac.id/id/eprint/416

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