An Analysis of Feminism Portrayed in The Main Character, Elizabeth Bennet, in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prjudice

Ayu D, Jayanti, Rahma (2013) An Analysis of Feminism Portrayed in The Main Character, Elizabeth Bennet, in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prjudice. [ Skripsi ]

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Abstract

Keywords: Elizabeth Bennet, Feminism, Pride and Prejudice This thesis analyzes Jane Austen’s novel entitled Pride and Prejudice. The story is about Elizabeth Bennet. It is interesting to discuss this novel since it reflects the power of woman who opposed the marriages culture which depend on the wealth. As a main character, Elizabeth faces many problems in her life. With all of her ability she can solve it and gain her happiness. This study contains two problems formulation to be analyzed. The first is “What are the character of the main character, Elizabeth Bennet presented in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice?” and the second problem is “How does the main character, Elizabeth, reveal feminism in the novel?” The purpose of the study are to: 1) describe the character of the main character, Elizabeth Bennet presented in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. 2) reveal feminism portrayed through the main character, Elizabeth Bennet. In writing this thesis the writer conducted a library research to answer all the questions that are presented in the problem formulation. There are two kinds of sources that are used in this thesis. The primary source is obtained from the novel itself, Pride and Prejudice. The secondary source is obtained from the books related to the theories and other sources are from the internet. Based on the analysis, the results of the study are follows. First, the writer can conclude the Elizabeth is describes as a person who is intelligent, brave, sharp tongue, independent and family lover in the novel. Second, the feminism is clearly portrayed through Elizabeth’s character. Elizabeth reflected the Marxist feminism, which this type of feminism shows the woman’s problems within the framework of capitalism. From her intelligent, brave and independent she dares to turn society’s image for woman’s role in a family and she can change the view for marriage under capitalism in Pride and Prejudice period.

Item Type: Skripsi
Subjects: Bahasa Dan Sastra > Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah Dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Endang Rifngati S.Sos
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2014 07:15
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2014 07:15
URI: http://repo.uinsatu.ac.id/id/eprint/542

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