Love and Belongings Needs Represented by Twin Character in the Thirteenth Tale Novel

Nur Laili Sabiela • Singgih Daru Kuncara • Setya Ariani
Journal article Ilmu Budaya • July 2017

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The purpose of the research is to find out the twin character in The Thirteenth Tale Novel, Adeline March and Emmeline March's character based on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Love and Belongings before they are separated, during the separation period, and after they reunite. This research is categorized as a content analysis research design. This research used hierarchy of needs theory especially love and belongings needs from Abraham Maslow. The result of the research showed that Adeline March and Emmeline March could satisfy the love and belongings needs and have the stable interaction and close relationship before the separation. However, during the separation, their love and belongings needs are interrupted and it causes alteration on their character. In addition, when they finally reunite, Adeline and Emmeline experience different development of the love and belongings needs fulfillment. Adeline is being harsher and Emmeline grows ignorance and independence towards Adeline. Thus, people who are unable to satisfy one of the hierarchy of needs will be experiencing transformation of their character.




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