Author : LUSSYANE, MARGARETTHA
The thesis is a study of Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises. It focuses on Jake Barnes’ selfrealization of his weaknesses and his relationship with the woman he loves. Due to this reason, the writer is triggered to know how deep the weaknesses change his life and his relationship with the woman he loves and also how Jake comes to his self-realization and finally could make Jake face and overcome his weaknesses and his relationship with the woman he loves. In order to achieve the main goal of the thesis, the writer uses literary devices, namely characterization and conflict. Aside of that, she also uses psychological theory of self-realization, the definition of impotence since this condition happens to Jake Barnes and also the definition of manhood to know the meaning of manhood. The conflict with Robert Cohn and within himself can make Jake comes to his self-realization. He realizes that the value of life is not seen physically but spiritually. In his relationship with Brett, finally Jake can change and take a new attitude toward Brett. Their relationship has changed because Jake realizes that their relationship is impossible. As a conclusion, how Jake Barnes comes to his self realization of his changes of life that finally could make Jake face and overcome his impotency and his relationship with Brett Ashley shows that a man can survive as long as he is willing to struggle and do the best he can.
Keyword : study jake barnes’ self-relazation weaknesses relationship with woman loves ernest hemingway’s sun also rises
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