WOMEN IMAGE IN ELIZABETH GILBERT'S BY EAT PRAY AND LOVE

Lukow Natalia Kristin, Elizabeth Z. Oroh, Deli Sabudu
2021 Journal of English Language and Literature Teaching  
The purpose of this research is to reveal the women image as Seen in Gilbert's Eat Pray Love. In conducting this research, the writer uses qualitative method. In analyzing the data, the writer used mimetic approach. After conducting this research the writer arrive to the conclusion that woman image in Elizabeth Gilbert novel Eat Pray and Love describes about the modern woman image who clearly reflected through the character of Elizabeth Gilbert. Elizabeth Gilbert is a successful woman in
more » ... ful woman in running her carrier as a writer who finally decided to get marriage and live as a housewife but when years go by Elizabeth found herself that she does not totally enjoy with her marriage life so she decides to divorce. The discussion comes to the conclusion that Elizabeth Gilbert image as a modern woman can be mention as follow: Independent woman, Educated Woman, Strong woman and Thoughtfulness woman. Those of characteristics mention are the characteristics of woman image in the modern era where totally different than traditional woman image. Thus, there are some suggestions: 1) Woman should study to get knowledge so she can live her life as a success as she wants. 2) Independent woman does not meant uncontrolled but can control her desire to reach happiness. 3) Image of modern woman should be drive a woman into the high quality character who does not interfere by external aspect. 4) The result of this study can be a reference for other researcher who interested in analyzing about woman.
doi:10.36412/jellt.v4i2.2390 fatcat:zvmiad2winhyflz3dsvrr4ivo4