JO MARCH’S AMBITION IN LOUISA MAY ALCOTT’S LITTLE WOMEN

  • ADELIA KURNIASIH Universitas Dr. Soetomo
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Abstract

Kurniasih, Adelia. 2022. Jo March’s Ambition In Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. A thesis. English Literature Program, Faculty of Letters, Dr. Soetomo University. Advisor: Drs. Putut Handoko, M.Pd.

 

 

Keywords: ambition, causes of ambition, novel.

 

The tittle of this thesis is Jo March’s Ambition In Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. The objectives of the study are to find out Jo March’s ambition, the causes of Jo March’s ambition, and the effects of Jo March’s ambition. The theory used is the theory of ambition stated by Tatenhove. The thesis writer uses intrinsic and extrinsic approaches and conducts the qualitative research to analyse the problems. The result of this study shows that Joe March ambition first is a passion that never fails you and will never let you fail it. Second, this is why it will ultimately cause the downfall of the individual. Third, a persistent striving to gain success and accomplishment. Fourth, a result of someone having certain goals and aspirations to promote their social status. The causes of Jo March’s ambition are being anger, feeling superior, increased confidence, emotional and intellectual needs and survival instinct. The effect of Jo March’s ambition are stronger effects  in career and life of the person.

Published
2024-01-22