Writing Research Proposal of Arms and the Man by Bernard Shaw

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THE ANALYSIS OF CHARACTERS
IN ARMS AND THE MAN
WRITEN BY BERNARD SHAW

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By:
Yona Grahitha
A2B309032

REGULER 2 ENGLISH PROGRAM
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES DIPONEGORO UNIVERSITY
2010
CHAPTER I
INTRODUCTION

A) Background of the Study Drama is a literary composition that tells a story, usually of human conflict by means of dialogues and actions, to be performed by actors. An important factor that supports in forming a drama is a character, which is played by players. The character is a person depicted in a narrative of drama. In addition, the character can be defined as one of intrinsic features that make up and distinguish an individual. There are some kinds of character which can be known, namely protagonist, antagonist,
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When his line was broken and his forces scattered by a Bulgarian cavalry charge, he took refuge in Raina’s room. He is worldly, cool-headed, and pragmatic, with a sense of humor about his situation and the world. 2. Raina Petkoff: The only daughter of one of the wealthiest families in Bulgaria. Her father is a major in the Bulgarian army. She is young, beautiful, and intensely conscious of that fact. She has many romantic ideals about love, nobility, courage and beauty, but she is not above using them to get what she wants. 3. Catherine Petkoff: Raina's mother. She has a powerful and commanding presence that even her husband respects. She is a smart and capable woman over forty, who is determined to be a Viennese lady. To that end, she wears a fashionable tea gown on all occasions. 4. Major Petkoff: Raina's Father. He is a cheerful, excitable, insignificant, unpolished man of about 50, naturally unambitious except when it comes to his income and his importance in local society. Just now, he is greatly pleased with the military rank, which the war has thrust on him as it makes him a man of consequence in his town. 5. Major Sergius Saranoff: Engaged to Raina. He is dashing and romantically handsome. He is observant, but what he observes constantly disappoints his romantic ideals for the world. Not even, he can live up to his ideals. This has created an ironic and slightly
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