Understanding Barack Obama’s Characteristics through “Dreams from My Father”

Register Journal. 2014;7(2) DOI 10.18326/rgt.v7i2.218

 

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Journal Title: Register Journal

ISSN: 1979-8903 (Print); 2503-040X (Online)

Publisher: IAIN Salatiga

LCC Subject Category: Language and Literature: Philology. Linguistics: Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar

Country of publisher: Indonesia

Language of fulltext: English

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Ratini Setyowati (APIKES Citra Surakarta)

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Time From Submission to Publication: 28 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

Obama is not only popular as a president but also popular for his literary works. He has some literary works especially his popular books, such as Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, the Audacity of Hope, Change We can Believe in and others. His books can insipre others. One of his popular book is Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. In his book he tells everything about his life, his journey to some cities and countries. He describes them well and can hipnotize the readers. The purpose of the study is to know Obama‘s characteristic through his book Dreams of My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. This study is descriptive qualitative research, the method of the study is library research. The analyses and depictions in this study will be taken from books, journals, magazines, and articles that are related to Barack Obama‘s book Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, beside that to complete the data the writer takes the sources from internet. The result of the study is the book reflects the character of Obama. To analyze the study, the writer uapplies Psychoanalysis Approach (Id, Ego and Superego)   Obama tidak hanya populer sebagai presiden tetapi juga populer karya sastranya. Dia memiliki beberapa karya sastra terutama buku populer, seperti Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Audacity of Hope, dan Change We can Believe in and others. Buku-bukunya Obama dapat insipre orang lain. Salah satu buku Obama yang populer adalah Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. Buku tersebut menceritakan tentang segala sesuatu tentang hidup Obama, dan perjalanannya ke beberapa kota dan negara. Dia menggambarkan mereka dengan baik dan dapat hipnotize pembaca. Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui karakteristik Obama melalui Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. Penelitian ini merupakan penelitian deskriptif kualitatif, metode penelitian ini adalah studi pustaka. Analisis dan penggambaran dalam penelitian ini akan diambil dari buku, jurnal, majalah, dan artikel yang terkait dengan Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, selain itu untuk melengkapi data penulis mengambil sumber dari internet. Hasil penelitian ini adalah buku mencerminkan karakter Obama dengan analisis menggunakan pendekatan Psychoanalysis (Id, Ego and Superego).