Sulhanudin, Muhamad (2010) WAJAH GANDA TRANSFORMASI MANUSIA UNGGUL DALAM NOVELA ”THE TRANSFORMATION” KARYA FRANZ KAFKA. Undergraduate thesis, University of Diponegoro.

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This thesis focuses on analyzing the novella entitled “The Transformation” by Franz Kafka using eclectic approach. From a philosophical reading with philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, the writer concludes that the characters treat working as a way to assert their existence. In order to find the essence of their existence, the characters confronted with nihilism as the crucial problem to be solved by individual in the materialism society. Process of the characters in overcoming nihilism elaborated in the existential transformation of its characters. Transformation that initially occurs in Gregor Samsa bring Grette, Herr Samsa and Frau Samsa transform into an Overman—a new human figure which has exceeded the previous man, he is the man who has overcome himself. This new man found in the recent transformation of Grete, Herr Samsa and Samsa who have undergone their hard work for the brighter future. The writer analyzes that the overman status given to Grete, Herr and Frau Samsa Samsa is ambiguous. This ambiguity stems from the transformation of Gregor Samsa who deliberately done to bring his family aware their existence. The writer uses Derridean deconstruction to reveal the ambiguity on Gregor’s transformation. The deconstructive approach result a new overman derived from Gregor Samsa because he is the key figure in his family transformation. From the revaluation of the overman the writer gained a number of new values, such as girl must be independent, women as productive worker, overman is originated from cross-gender and the rights of workers need to be appreciated.

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PT Germanic literature
Divisions:Faculty of Humanities > Department of English
ID Code:17744
Deposited By:mrs sastra inggris
Deposited On:27 Jul 2010 11:44
Last Modified:27 Jul 2010 11:44

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