Analisis Kepribadian Tokoh Utama Dalam Novel Empress Orchid Karya Anchee Min Berdasarkan Psikologi Sastra
Siregar, Sheyla Silvia
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The research is entitled “Analisis Aspek Kepribadian Tokoh Utama Pada Novel Empress Orchid Karya Anchee Min Berdasarkan Tinjauan Psikologi Sastra”. The purpose of this research is to describe personality of main character “Yehonala Princess” known as “Ci Xi Tai Hou” which viewed from a psycholiterature theory by Sigmund Freud (Id, Ego, Superego). This study applies the descriptive method for analysing the data. The finding proves that the superego is dominated by the personality of main character, where the Princess always rely on her conscience to decide which is the best thing to do. This is reflected when she felt a moment of doubt when she was at The Lotus‟s House, a famous house of Embroidery of that era. The Second Finding is Yehonala‟s ego appear more often than Id. Her behavior arises from her intention to get what she wanted. Every purposes has its obstacle .It is reflected at the beginning of the story when Yehonala must abide by the rules and should control her pleasure. The Id element of Yehonala was no longer concerned by her behavior of what should be done when she should follow the audience. She ought to followed the audience wich is only able to join by the men, and also when she is involved with a forbidden love to Yung Lu, who is also high official army of the Kingdom.