Eros and Thanatos of Mr. Gessler Showing His Social Stratification in Galsworthys “Quality”
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- Eros, Thanatos, Mr. Gessler, Galsworthys
The main goal of human in their life was achieving happiness because it would lead them into their motivation for creating a better life for themselves, but some people did not realize while they were gaining their pleasure or Eros. This paper was aimed at finding the Eros and Thanatos and also analyzing the stratification in Gesslers characteristics shown in “Quality” short story. The ways of finding the data of this paper were obtained using the qualitative method. Eros and Thanatos of Gessler happened since he needed to prolong his life by still keeping the traditional way of making shoes. This paper found out the Eros and Thanatos occured in Mr Gessler showed the social stratification of shoe maker. Indeed, he was poor since he needed long time to finish a perfect a pair of shoes but his Eros or pleasure showed up vividly and the thanatos kept him destruct a perfect shoe leather to be only for one pair of shoes even when machines could make better number. The Eros defined his social class not by his wealth but by his products he presumed.
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TY - CONF AU - Pramudana Ihsan PY - 2020 DA - 2020/07/24 TI - Eros and Thanatos of Mr. Gessler Showing His Social Stratification in Galsworthys “Quality” BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science, Health, Economics, Education and Technology (ICoSHEET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 241 EP - 244 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.061 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.061 ID - Ihsan2020 ER -