The Flaws of Butler's Professionalism in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of The Day Seen from Islamic Perspectives

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Setiyowati, Reno (2021) The Flaws of Butler's Professionalism in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of The Day Seen from Islamic Perspectives. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study aims to analyze the flaws of Stevens' professionalism as a butler. Afterward, this study reveals the way of Islamic perspective shows the reasons for Steven's professionalism failure and the impact on his life. This study focuses on two research questions; they are; how Steven's professionalism flaws are seen from the Islamic perspective and how the impact of Stevens' professionalism on his life was. This study uses a qualitative method. The Islamic perspective is also used to analyze this research, mainly on professionalism in Islam. Another tool used is new criticism concerning character and characterization. Explanation about professionalism in Europe is also added to establish a good understanding of this research. The researcher found Stevens' professionalism flaws depicted through narratives and the quotations in The Remains of The Day. The results of this study show that Stevens' professionalism is amiss and misguided. His professionalism has failed him professionally and personally. Further, his concept also reflects professionalism in Islam, but that is not all. In practice, there are inconsistencies, betrayal, and deviating in his professionalism. Consequently, he became inhuman to some extent, and undoubtedly it has impacted his life as a whole.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Setiyowati, Renorenoesetiyowatie17@gmail.comA03216038
Thesis advisorKusumajanti,
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Islam dan Humanisme
Keywords: professionalism; Islamic perspective; flaws.
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Reno Setiyowati
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2021 07:47
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2021 07:47

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