SIMILARITIES AND DISPARITIES OF GHOSTS IN EASTERN AND WESTERN LITERATURE BASED THE NOVELS LIAOZHAI ZHIYI, DRACULA, DAN A CHRISTAMAS CAROL

Cendrawaty, Tjong and Raina, Ophelia Sunggiardi and Vania, Vania (2010) SIMILARITIES AND DISPARITIES OF GHOSTS IN EASTERN AND WESTERN LITERATURE BASED THE NOVELS LIAOZHAI ZHIYI, DRACULA, DAN A CHRISTAMAS CAROL. Jurnal Lingua Cultura, 04 (02). ISSN 1978-8119

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Abstract

Ghosts is one of life unexplained phenomena also interesting theme for entertainment and literature materials. Every nation have their own ghost literature that reflects the nation’s view on ghost itself. This article compares China’s Liaozhai Zhiyi, Western’s Dracula and A Christmas Carol as representations of both culture. The writer through desktop study method found that culture influenced and shaped ghost image in the mind of novel writer. This leads to different image of ghost in the two cultures. The results is: ghost in two cultures appear mostly in the night time, have different types and classifications, different physical images, different way of thinking and how to handle ghosts.

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Additional Information: 18_Volume 04 / Nomor 02 / November 2010_SIMILARITIES AND DISPARITIES OF GHOSTS IN EASTERN AND WESTERN LITERATURE BASED THE NOVELS LIAOZHAI ZHIYI, DRACULA, DAN A CHRISTAMAS CAROL
Subjects: Language and Culture
Divisions: Jurnal Lingua Cultura > Volume 04 / Nomor 02 / November 2010
Depositing User: Mr. Super Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2012 04:53
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2013 09:56
URI: http://eprints.binus.ac.id/id/eprint/13228

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