Fitri, Gesna and Ira, Maisarah (2021) ANALYSIS STRUCTURAL OF THE SHORT STORY “THE HAPPY PRINCE” BY OSCAR WILDE WORKS. In: Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on The Teaching of English and Literature, 6 November 2021, Bengkulu.

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This research analyzed the intrinsic element of a short story “The Happy Prince” that includes character, setting, plot, and theme. The purpose of this research is to describe each of the intrinsic elements of the short story “The Happy Prince”. Method used in this research is descriptive method. Through this method, it can be described the facts based on the problems being examined, processed, and analyzed. This research uses structural approach that aims to expose accurately the interrelatedness and the involvement several elements in a literary work that form the entire meaning together. The result of the analysis shows that the short story “The Happy Prince” has a theme of sacrifice. Short story “The Happy Prince” presents two main characters those The Happy Prince and The Swallow. The plot in this short story is forward plot that covers eight steps there are exposition, stimulus, criticalness, conflict, complicatedness, climax, separation, resolution. Setting covers the setting of time, place, and society. The setting of time short story “The Happy Prince” include morning, afternoon, evening. The place setting is emarginated at middle age century with the town scenes models classical Europe. The social setting shows the characters come from high social class and low social class.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: Septi Septi
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2022 06:17
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