The Personality of the Character Jagat in the Novel Tamu Kota Seoul by Yusri Fajar
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Aims: Describe the personality of the character in the Tamu Kota Seoul novel by Yusri Fajar based on psychological studies.
Study Design: Multidisciplinary.
Place and Duration of Study: Graduate Program of Indonesian Bahasa and Literature Education University of Lampung, August 2019 until now.
Methodology: Qualitative descriptive method by using a literary psychology approach. The literary psychology approach is used to see the relationship between the data in the literary work with the personality of the character and psychosocial facts. The source of the data in this research is the Tamu Kota Seoul novel by Yusri Fajar. Data collection is using library and note-taking techniques. The data analysis technique uses an interactive model analysis technique which consists of three components of analysis, including data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions or verification.
Results: The results show that the personality of the character found in the Tamu Kota Seoul novel by Yusri Fajar can be described as the character Jagat experiences various personality dynamics as well as the emergence of a strong id and ego problems of meeting needs, but superego strength, mature personality, and psychological qualities possessed are able to control personality strongly. Although, the highest needs aspect (self-actualization) of the characters have been fulfilled, the physiological needs, security, love, and self-esteem remain as needs that continue to revolve conditionally and want to be fulfilled as well.
- Character personality
- Yusri Fajar
- literary psychology
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