The Psychological Conflict of Main Actor in The Suffragette Film by Sarah Gavron Based on Kurt Lewin’s Perspective
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The purpose of this research is: (a) to describe the types of psychological conflict of the main actor in the suffragette film based on Kurt Lewin’s perspective; (b) to explain the causes of psychological conflict of the main actor in the suffragette film based on KurtLewin’s perspective; (c) and to understand the impact of the psychological conflict of main actor in the Suffragette films based on Kurt Lewin’s perspective. This research is a descriptive qualitative study. The primary data source is a film titled Suffragette directed by Sarah Gavron and secondary data sources in the form of books, journals, and the internet related to this study. The techniques of data collection used are watching, reading, and noting. The techniques of data validation used are increasing perseverance, triangulation, and discussing with the expert. The data analysis technique used is by understanding, grouping, and interpreting data. The results of the study show that:(a) The types of psychological conflict in this film are (1) Approach-approach conflict; (2) Approach-avoidance conflict; and (3) Multiple approach-avoidance conflict; (b) The causes of the conflict are: (1) Maud Watts replaces Violet to convey her witness about women; (2) Violet invited to attend a women's movement meeting led by Mrs. Pankhurst; (3) Maud Watts received an offer from Mr. Steed is a law enforcer to become a suffragette spy; (c) The impacts of the psychological conflict to main actor are:(1) Maud Watts experienced disappointment with the government, the family of Maud Watts became unharmed because her husband continued to be ridiculed by friends at his workplace. Maud Watts was also ostracized by his neighbors; (2) Maud Watts suffered tortures such as punches and verbal abuse from the police, the husband did not allow him to meet George. Maud Watts felt deep sadness at parting with George, and a great disappointment to her husband; (3) Maud Watts felt sadness mixed with remorse due to the death of Emily for her struggle.
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TY - CONF AU - Abdul Basid AU - Lu’lu’ Agustin PY - 2019/11 DA - 2019/11 TI - The Psychological Conflict of Main Actor in The Suffragette Film by Sarah Gavron Based on Kurt Lewin’s Perspective BT - Proceedings of the 2019 Ahmad Dahlan International Conference Series on Education & Learning, Social Science & Humanities (ADICS-ELSSH 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 64 EP - 67 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/adics-elssh-19.2019.26 DO - 10.2991/adics-elssh-19.2019.26 ID - Basid2019/11 ER -