Self-Actualization of Aggie, Calvin and Roger In Blood Drive Story, Grisham’s Ford County
Dhina Melinda1, Emzir2, Sabarti Akhadiah3
1Dhina Melinda, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia.
2Emzir, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia.
3Sabarti Akhadiah, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 03 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 July 2019 | PP: 6-10 | Volume-8 Issue-7C2 May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G10020587C219/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: This study aims to obtain a description of the self-actualization of Aggie, Calvin and Rogers in Ford County by Grisham. This research is a psychoanalytic study, which observes objectively by using humanistic psychology theory. This study refers to a combination of Maslow’s theory of motivation especially in the human needs hierarchy and the concept of self-actualization by Carl Rogers. In data analysis techniques, qualitative data in the form of expression, utterance and occasion are needed through the content analysis method and this study is analyzed through a structural literature approach based on the concept of literary theory. The focus of this study was the self-actualization of Aggie, Calvin, and Roger figures on the Blood Drive story in Ford County. The focus of the study will then be divided into sub-focuses on the human needs hierarchy, namely: physiological needs, safety needs, love needs, self-esteem needs and self-actualization needs. Another sub-focus is the concept of self-actualization achievement in the form of openness to experience, personal existence, strong trust, dependency, and creativity. Research results show that the main characters of stories such as Calvin and Rogers, in Blood Drive, mostly have D-Motivation in their actualization.
Keywords: Self-Actualization, Humanistic Theory, Maslow, Rogers.
Scope of the Article: Community Information Systems