Analysis Of A Clockwork Orange, By Anthony Burgess

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The theoretical framework is a crucial and fundamental component of a thesis. This chapter provides the relevant theory for conducting the writers research to investigate the targeted research problem. It consists of the theoretical reviews for the next chapter, which contains the main and supporting theories. It is the structure that can hold or support the theory of the research study. The theory chosen is the psychoanalytic criticism and it matches with the problem formulation found in a novel entitled A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. In order to support the research and provide evidence, a literary work are supported by the intrinsic and extrinsic elements. The research is to help the readers understand more about the writers perspective and overall context.

2.1 Intrinsic Elements A novel is composed of intrinsic elements which are the elements that build up in the
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Characterization is the process of developing fictional characters and it shows how the character is characterized or described in the story. There are several types of characters depending on their development which consists of major and minor character, dynamic and static character, and flat and round character.

2.1.1.1 Major Character or Protagonist A major character is the character who takes the most important role in the story. They are at the center of the narrative topic because they generate the plot and embody the theme of the story. They are also called the protagonist since in almost every part of the novel, it revolves around the main character.

2.1.1.2 Minor or Supporting Character Minor character is usually called the supporting character. They are the people with the less importance in the story, but is still needed for the plot to develop and grow. Supporting the major character are one or more secondary or minor characters whose function is partly to illuminate the major characters (DiYanni, 2000,

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