Dimensions of Main Character in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables

Kertiasih, Ni Nyoman and Nainggolan, Andreas Julison (2020) Dimensions of Main Character in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. In: ISLLCE 2019, 15-16 November 2019, Kendari, Indonesia.

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Abstract

The aim of the study that can be reached was the kinds of dimensions of the main character. The study focused on analyzing and discussing about the dimensions of the main character of the novel created by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables. The data source of this study was taken from a new simplified edition novel published online in 2015 by E-Pen Book Publisher Company, Inc. on their own site, which the original version was written by a very famous author, Victor Hugo, entitled Les Miserables. Then the data are analyzed based on the theory of character. In analyzing the dimensions of the main character, the researcher applied the theory of LajosEgri. The analysis were done descriptively, which means that the novel were analyzed by giving some comments on it supported by the examples sentences mentioned in the novel. Based on the result of the analysis, it can be concluded that there are three kinds of dimensions found in Hugp’sLes Miserables, they are Physiological Dimension, Psychological Dimension and Sociological Dimension. The physiological part of the dimensions relates to the physics of the character in the story. The psychological dimension relates to the attitude and the behavior of the main character, while, the sociological dimension can be seen through the main character’s social class.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: main character physiological sociological
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 12:28
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 12:28
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/4165

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