The Influence of Traditional Belief towards Self-Actualization in Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Keywords:traditional belief, self-actualization, Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel
This paper explores factors of the influence of traditional belief on self-actualization in Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel. There are two objectives of this research: 1) to determine the factors of traditional belief and 2) To describe the factor of traditional the belief that influences Self-Actualization. The theory uses in this research is traditional belief theory by Edward Stuart Tylor and Hierarchy of Needs by Abraham H. Maslow; the the methodology employed is qualitative research in which the researcher tried to present the issues descriptively. As for the data, they were collected from the novel Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel. The novel data were taken out as the primary data. The result of the research, the researcher found that the features of traditional beliefs toward self-actualization found in Like Water for Chocolate is in the first research question the the researcher found common beliefs, and in the second question the researcher found how the main character actualizes herself, and then the result is 1) she can marry 2) the main the character can be free from the rule of De La Garza tradition 3) the main character can continue on her life.
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