Psychological Disorders Reflected in Hamlet's Character by Shakespeare's Hamlet

Malindasari, Novy (2014) Psychological Disorders Reflected in Hamlet's Character by Shakespeare's Hamlet. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Widya Kartika.

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William Shakespeare is a famous English Playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in English language. One of the most famous Shakespeare’s works is Hamlet. It tells about the story of the Prince of Denmark in Elsionare Kingdom who suffers from psychological disorders and abnormal behaviors. This study has two statements of the problem, (1) What kinds of psychologycal Disorders suffers by Hamlet? (2) How is the influence of Hamlet’s psychology disorders tawords another character, Ophelia? This objective of the study is to find out the effect of Hamlet’s psychology disorders towards another character, Ophelia, Hamlet’s lover. Some methods to analyze the play are applied in the research methodology, such as research design, source of data, technique of collecting data and technique of data analysis. Library research is applied to analyze this study from quotations, utterances and conversations. The primary data used is the play of Hamlet by Shakespeare. Two theories are applied, first, psychoanalysis theory by Sigmund Freud with the basic concept the structure of mind: the unconscious mind, the second Ernest Jones’s theory of Oedipus complex. Literary theories are used character & characterization and conflict. Those theoretical frameworks are applied to reveal the conflicts appears in the play which connected with Hamlet’s psychology. By using Freud’s psychoanalysis theory, the writer concludes that Hamlet’s psychological disorders take control his mind and behavior. Toexpress his feeling of hatred and paain, Hamlet commited many abnormal things and he did not think about the effects of his action.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: SK.ING Mal 14 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Psychological disorder, character, Hamlet
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Pendidikan Bahasa > English Department
Depositing User: Perpustakaan UWIKA
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2022 07:27
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2022 07:27

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