SELF IMPRESSION IN POEMS WRITTEN BY ROBERT FROST: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE RESEARCH PROPOSAL Submitted as a Partial Fulfilment of Requirement for Getting the Bachelor Degree in English Department by: NURDIN KRIDHA LAKSANA A 320 070 188 SCHOOL OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION MUHAMMADIYAH UNIVERSITY OF SURAKARTA 2010
Background of the Study Self impression (also called self-concept or self-construction or self-perspective) is a multi-dimensional construct that refers to an individual's perception of "self" in relation to any number of characteristics, such as academics (and nonacademics), gender roles and sexuality, racial identity, and many others. According to Wellek and Warren (1956: 94), “literature represents ‘life’ and ‘life’ is, in large measure, a social reality, even though the natural world and inner subjective world of individual have also been objects of literary imitation. Robert Frost (1874 – 1963) was born in San Francisco March 26, 1874, the first child of Issabelle Moodie and William Prescott Frost Jr. Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning
Literature Review In psychological analyzed of the robert poems,the researcher result of the other research about analysis of robert frost poems Firstly the researcher know in Muhammadiyah University of Surakarta there is researcher analyzing about robert frost work. She is Eko Cahyaning Utami (2003) with the title Banal Realities in Robert Frost poems : An Existensial Perspective. Secondly the researcher find in Sebelas Maret University of Surakarta. That research also presenting about robert frost poems . Has been conducted by Yuli Windriati (1999) with the title A Study on Robert frost’s work as anti-Romantics Poems (A Literary History Study)
Problem Statement How the self-impression develop by Robert in his poems?
Limitation of the Study The problem is limited to the characteristics of fully functioning person in phenomenological psychology that deals with robert frost poems.
Objective of the Study To Analyze the structural elements of Robert Frost poems. To Analyze the poems based on the phenomenological psychological perspective.
Benefit of the Study Theoretical Benefit This study is expected to contribute to the larger body of knowledge Practical Benefit To improve the researcher understanding about literature,especially in analyzing Robert Frost poems related to psychology.
Theoretical Approach Simile Metaphor Personification Hyperbole Symbol Paradox Imagery
Research Method Object of the Study Data Sources
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