THE NARRATOR’S DEFENSE MECHANISMS ON H.G. WELLS’S THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

Utomo, Achmad Rozaq Nur (2016) THE NARRATOR’S DEFENSE MECHANISMS ON H.G. WELLS’S THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. Undergraduate thesis, Diponegoro University.

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Abstract

This thesis analyses a novel by H.G. Wells entitledThe War of the Worlds. The aims of the thesis are to explain and to analyze the defense mechanisms of the ego and their effects to the Narrator’s life, the main character in this novel. The theories that underly this thesis are the self defense mechanisms of the ego proposed by Sigmund Freud and the more modern defense mechanisms forms from various modern psychologists. The methods used in this study are library research andinternet sources. The analysis shows the Narrator on this novel performs various self defense mechanisms such as intellectualization, regression, acting-out, rationalization, and repression in order to stay alive and to be reunited with his wife again.

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions:Faculty of Humanities > Department of English
ID Code:47317
Deposited By:mrs sastra inggris
Deposited On:08 Jan 2016 11:08
Last Modified:08 Jan 2016 11:08

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