A main character analysis of "ralph" in wreck-it film using hierarchy of human needs by Abraham H. Maslow
CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION A. Background of the Study Today, film not only has an entertainment values, it is also part of the
During the next 14 years, manychanges took place at the Disney studio: Mickey Mouse was "born" in 1928, 2 followed by Pluto, Goofy, Donald Duck, and the rest of the Disney gang. It combines the picture with the beautiful storytelling and reveals the technology progress, forexample, Dinosaur, Treasure Planet, Meet the Robinson, Bolt and Wreck-It Ralph in 2012.
B. Focus of the Study
In this research, the writer will focus on the main character Ralph, and to understand the needs that he must fulfill in order to reach his esteem needs andcan actualize himself seen from Hierarchy of Human Needs theory of Abraham H. Instrument of the ResearchThis qualitative research sets the writer herself as the main instrument in collecting data by watching, writing down some dialogues and notes in thisfilm and pictures to support the research.
CHAPTER II THEORITICAL FRAMEWORK A. Previous Research The Wreck-It Ralph film research which told that this film can teach
So, he conclude that this film teaches us not to judge other people, because we are all a part of a much bigger story that we have all come here to7 Gerry Gavin, “What 'Wreck-It Ralph' Can Teach Us About Life”, Gerry, in his research, only discuss about the characters of the film live in social life and relate the problem that owned by Ralph to the problem thathumans had in real life. The aim of this study is tofind the hierarchy of needs of Andy Dufresne through The Shawshank Redemption film and also to find how the environment can change Andy Dufresne’s character and life, as well as to discuss how great having a hope is The writer only told how every single level of hierarchy of human needs were fulfilled through the story of the main character in that film.
B. Characterization in the Movie
Characterization is the process of the actor's interpreting a character in a movie. Audiences learned to understand and accept these changing cinematic conventions 8 , automatically filling in what was missing and thus themselves becoming responsible for the verisimilitude of the actions.
a) Characterization through Appearance
f) Characterization through Contrast: Dramatic Foils One of the most effective techniques of characterization is the use of foils contrasting characters whose behavior, attitudes, opinions, lifestyle, physicalappearance, and so on are the opposite of those of the main characters. The screenwriter usually thinks hard to give the name to the character and the name usually has the special connotation and the meaning ofsomething which has relationship to the role of the character, although the general 18 connotation of the name still exists.
C. Maslow’s Theory of Hierarchy of Needs
In the other hand, the Behaviorists collected the data of the research from animals arelike pigeon and mouse. Maslow, in his best work,Motivation and Personality, described a number of propositions that have to be concerned first before someone making a good theory of motivation.
23 Jess Feist & Gregory J. Feist,Theories of Personality, fifth edition, (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002), p. 497
It is the collection of needs which are urgency because it relates withmaintenance of biology and life. Physiological needs consists of the needs of water oxygen, and active; taking a rest, constant body temperature, sexand sensory stimulus.
25 Alan Chapman, "Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs", 2001
The way of adult to get insurance for their work of get fancy salary is the example of the 30 safety needs in adult. Love and Belonging NeedsIf both the physiological and the safety needs are fairly well gratified, there will emerge the love and affection and belongingness27 needs, and the whole cycle already described will repeat itself with this28 Ibid p.
CHAPTER II I DATA ANALYSIS 1. Character Analysis In this analysis, the writer would like to explain and describes
For example, th when he realized that he was not invited to celebrate the 30 anniversary of “Felix Fix-it”, Ralph came furiously to the party because their friendinvited Pac who came from another game while Ralph, the member of that Ralph : “Pac-Man! When Ralph was in the KingCandy’s castle he wrecked the well to run away from the guardians but actually he could run out through the door.
2. The Hierarchy of Needs in Main Character
(0:04:26 – 0:06:36)Besides, Ralph also has Felix, the only one partner of his job, also felt lost of Ralph and had an initiative to find him at the time of Ralph left the After that, Ralph was already got the acknowledgement from the others. Ralph: ”So yeah, I’m taking life one game at a time, and I gotta tell ya, I feel like a new Ralph.”Then, beside he devoted his life to the game, with his goodness he made the innovation of his game in order to make his game be liked by thechildren.
CHAPTER IV CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTION A. Conclusion Wreck-It Ralph is a film directed by Rich Moore and published by
In general, this film is a representation of human life or imitation of human life that packaged inanimation fiction, which most of films that produced by Disney are intended as a children spectacle, though Disney's films are also enjoyed byadults. To conclude this research that a human, in this case is represented by Ralph in the film, cannot get perfection of life when he has not fulfilledhis needs yet.
The writer suggests to those who want to study about a film to understand deeply the film what is the biggest issue that come out in thatfilm. Then, understand deeply about the proper theory that can build the By reading the thesis, the writer hopes the result of the study can give any benefits to the reader.