This thesis deals with the optimistic view in several of Langston Hughes'
poems. The optimism can be attained by even' human being. This philosophy can
make the people who have it has a belief that things can be better someday. The
thesis writer is interested in the optimistic view of Langs!on Hughes and wonders
in what way the optimistic view is revealed through several of Langston Hughes'
poems. The sense of optimism can be obviously recognized in his poems: "I,
Too", "Dream Variations, "Youlh", "Motto", "Dreams", "Freedom's Plow", "Life
is Fine". Langston Hughes, in those poems thinks that dream has a very important
role in human beings' life, and he is sure that there is a better future for his race in
the American life. In this matter, the thesis writer analyzes more (he optimistic
view in some of Langston Hughes' poems through (he diction, as well as the
imagery and the figures of speech.
Finally, through the analysis, (he thesis writer finds out that the optimistic
view is revealed Huong!) diction. His ideas are also reflected in his use of imagery
and figures of speech. Dealing with this thesis, Ihe writer hopes that the readers
will have more optimism in their life, especially for those who have some burdens
that they have to face.
(11494051) AMELIA FANNY OCTAVIA
(82-010) Liliek Soelistyo
(87-005) ANITA LIE
Universitas Kristen Petra
Year : 1998
s1 - Skripsi/Undergraduate Thesis (Program Studi Sastra Inggris S-1)
Undergraduate Thesis No. 663; Amelia Fanny Octavia (11494051)
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