Charles Dickens has long been recognized as the most popular English novelist of the Victorian Age. The mystery of Edwin Drood, is the great mystery novel he ever wrote before he died . The thesis is a study of John Jasper's obsession towards Rosa that leads him to his tragedy. Due to this reason, the thesis writeris triggered to know what is the tragedy Jasper has to meet due to his obsession. In order to achieve the main goal of the thesis , the thesis writer uses literary devices, namely characterization and conflict . The conflictwith Edwin Drood, Neville Landless and within himself and also the sly ways to achieve his aim to possess Rosa cause Jasper to meet his tragedy. The thesis write ruses characterization as the tool to support her analysis on Jasper and th e theory of conflict , to analyse the inner conflict and outer conflict of Jasper. Finally, from her analysis , the thesis writer find sout that Jasper creates his own tragedy in gaining his obsession. He never realizes that his obsession to get Rosa leads him to lose everything even his own life .
(11496113) MEYKE YONA YULIMAN
(76-012) Josefa Juniarti Mardijono
(42107) "CHERRY HADIKUSUMO, Dra."
Universitas Kristen Petra
Year : 2002
1. ENGLISH FICTION-19TH CENTURY-STUDY AND TEACHING
english, fiction, dickens, charles, the mystery of edwin drood
s1 - Skripsi/Undergraduate Thesis (Program Studi Sastra Inggris S-1)
Undergraduate Thesis No.1042; Meyke Yona Yuliman (11496113)
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