Tuesday, June 12, 2012 skripsi
SOCIAL CONFLICTS BETWEEN UPPER CLASS AND LOWER CLASS AS A RESULT OF INDUSTRIALIZATION FOUND IN JACK LONDON’S SHORT STORY “SOUTH OF THE SLOT”
Yulianto, Aris.2007. Social Conflict Between Upper Class and Lower Class Found
in Jack London’s South of the Slot. Final Project. English Literature. Semarang
This Final Project is aimed at analyzing social conflict between upper class and
lower class found in the story and what social conflicts can be found in the story.
The object of the study is London’s short story South of the Slot. The data of
the study are in the forms of words, phrases, sentences, explicit sentences, as well as
The data of this study are collected by doing the following steps:
reading the short story carefully for many times, identifying the data related to
gender inequalities issue, inventorizing the data, classifying the data, selecting the
data and at last reporting the data into appendixes. There are several techniques to
analyze the data. They were exposing, enumerating, explaining, interpreting and the
last one is concluding. The interpretation and the explanation are done from the point
of view sociology theory. The purpose of this Final Project is to analyze social
conflict found in the London’s South of the Slot. To come that purpose, the writer
applies structural and sociological approaches. The structural approach is used to get
better understanding the short story. The sociological approach is assumed that a
literary text is a portrayal of its contemporary society’s condition.
Based on the analysis, I can conclude that there are many conflicts between
upper class and lower class. Such as conflict in different social status, conflict in
different habitual, conflict in economic, conflict in law, and conflict in cultural.
Social conflicts between upper class and lower class happened in the United States in
19 century. The social conflicts leads to discrimination in law, economic and
cultural sector between upper class and lower class.