The Optimism as Self-actualization Fulfillment in the Novel Pollyanna

Authors

  • Azni Rizka Anandari Antung Universitas Balikpapan
  • Siti Hafsah
  • Ulum Janah

Keywords:

Optimism, Hierarchy of Needs, Self-Actualization

Abstract

This research aims to analyze the role of optimism towards self-actualization fulfillment in the novel Pollyanna by Eleanor H.Porter. The objective of this research is to identify the reflection of optimism obtained. The theory used in this research is the Optimism approach and the Hierarchy of Needs by Abraham Maslow. This research uses the qualitative descriptive method in the analysis of the novel. The researcher found the reflection of optimism and the basic need obtain in order to fulfill self-actualization. There are categorized the existence, help, happiness, and joyfulness which as the optimism reflection that became impact in self-actualization fulfillment of the main character.

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Published

2021-04-28

How to Cite

Antung, A. R. A., Hafsah, S., & Janah, U. (2021). The Optimism as Self-actualization Fulfillment in the Novel Pollyanna. Prologue: Journal on Language and Literature, 7(2 (September), 62–70. Retrieved from https://prologue.sastra.uniba-bpn.ac.id/index.php/jurnal_prologue/article/view/56

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