YULANDA , NIKA (2010)
Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta .
The object of the research is the novel entitled A Modern Instance by William Dean Howells. The study focuses on conflicts of values between traditional and modern culture as reflected in William Dean Howells’ A Modern Instance, using sociological approach. The objectives of the research are to analyze the structure elements of the novel and to analyze the novel based on sociological perspective by identifying the relationship between the novel and social background of American society in the late nineteenth century. The study belongs to qualitative study. In this method, the researcher uses two data sources namely primary data and secondary data. The primary data source and the object of the study in the novel A Modern Instance itself, while the secondary data are any literature related the study. The technique of data analysis in this study is descriptive to make an interpretation of the text and content analysis using deductive and inductive method. Having analyzed the novel, the researcher comes to the conclusions as follows: Based on the structural analysis and based on the sociological analysis. Based on the structural analysis it seems that William Dean Howells wants to deliver a massage to the reader that unresolved conflicts of values between traditional and modern cultures may result in social and psychological disharmony. Based on the sociological analysis, it is evident that in this novel Howells reflects that the people in that time which affects people’s in set of ethnics.
Kamis, 10 Maret 2011
CONFLICTS OF VALUES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND MODERN CULTURES IN WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS A MODERN INSTANCE: A SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH.