THE MEANING OF WALTER MITTY’S LIFEAS REFLECTED IN “THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY(2013)” MOVIE

Pujianto, Indra (2015) THE MEANING OF WALTER MITTY’S LIFEAS REFLECTED IN “THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY(2013)” MOVIE. Undergraduate thesis, Diponegoro University.

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Abstract

The Secret life of Walter Mitty movie directed by Ben Stiller is one of many American movieswhich depicts the cultural and social life condition in American society. This movie tells about the struggles of the main character named Walter Mitty in achieving the meaning of his life and his meaningful life. The objectives of this thesis are to describe the intrinsic aspect which covers the narrative elements (theme, character, setting and plot) and cinematic elements (camera distance, mise-en-scene and sound) on The Secret Life of Walter Mitty movie and to explain the extrinsic aspect which covers the life of Walter Mitty and his struggles in achieving the meaning of his life and his meaningful life based on the meaning of life “logotherapy” theory proposed by Victor Emil Frankl. The writer used library research in collecting the data. To analyze the extrinsic aspects of the movie, the writer usedobjective and social-psychological approach. The result of this thesis is that the main character of the movie, Walter Mitty, passes some steps in achieving the meaning of his life and truly struggles to achieve his meaningful life. As it seen from the movie, his meaningful life is shown when he got appreciation, happiness and love from the people who love him.

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:Faculty of Humanities > Department of English
ID Code:45947
Deposited By:mrs sastra inggris
Deposited On:13 Jul 2015 12:16
Last Modified:13 Jul 2015 12:16

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