Social Conflict Between Upper Class and Lower Class Found in Jack London’s South of the Slot

Aris Yulianto, 2250402030 (2007) Social Conflict Between Upper Class and Lower Class Found in Jack London’s South of the Slot. Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Abstract

This Final Project is aimed at analyzing social conflict between upper class and lower class found in the story and what social conflicts can be found in the story. The object of the study is London’s short story South of the Slot. The data of the study are in the forms of words, phrases, sentences, explicit sentences, as well as implicit sentences. The data of this study are collected by doing the following steps: reading the short story carefully for many times, identifying the data related to gender inequalities issue, inventorizing the data, classifying the data, selecting the data and at last reporting the data into appendixes. There are several techniques to analyze the data. They were exposing, enumerating, explaining, interpreting and the last one is concluding. The interpretation and the explanation are done from the point of view sociology theory. The purpose of this Final Project is to analyze social conflict found in the London’s South of the Slot. To come that purpose, the writer applies structural and sociological approaches. The structural approach is used to get better understanding the short story. The sociological approach is assumed that a literary text is a portrayal of its contemporary society’s condition. Based on the analysis, I can conclude that there are many conflicts between upper class and lower class. Such as conflict in different social status, conflict in different habitual, conflict in economic, conflict in law, and conflict in cultural. Social conflicts between upper class and lower class happened in the United States in 19 century. The social conflicts leads to discrimination in law, economic and cultural sector between upper class and lower class.

Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Sastra Inggris (S1)
Depositing User: Hapsoro Adi Perpus
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2011 23:20
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2015 00:33

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