2 How are the quintessential – features of Gothic Tale in Poe’s The Fall of the
House of Usher described in its intrinsic elements?
1.4 Objectives of the Study
Dealing with the research above, I would like to achieve the following purposes: 1
To describe the intrinsic aspects of Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher. 2
To describe the quintessential – features of Gothic Tale are found in Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher through its intrinsic elements.
1.5 Significance of the Study
The result of the study is expected to be able to give the following advantages: 1
Help the readers to catch and learn the intrinsic aspects of the short story. 2
Give more information and description about the quintessential – features of Gothic Tale especially as found in Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher.
3 Broaden and deepen the readers’ understanding about the real phenomenon
of Gothic Tale are found in The Fall of the House of Usher short story. 4
A reference for students of English Department of UNNES, especially Literature Program, who are interested in analyzing the field of Gothic
Literature in literary work.
1.6 Outline of the Study
The outline of the study consists of as the following: Chapter I is an introduction. It consists of the background of the study, the
reason for choosing the topic, the problem statement, the purpose of conducting the research, the significance of the study and the outline.
Chapter II is review related to literature. It discusses the literature concepts that relates to the topic of discussion review of previous research, theoretical
framework, definition of literature, definition of short story, structuralism approach, gothic tale theory.
Chapter III is method of investigation. It deals with design of study, subject of the study, source of data, data, instrument, and data analysis
Chapter IV is the result of the study. It discusses the analyses of the data taken from the research and provides the answers to the result problems. It will
deal with the analysis of the intrinsic elements of the story. By analyzing the intrinsic elements the writer can found the quintessential-features of gothic tale of
the story. Chapter V is a conclusion and suggestion. It consists of the conclusion of
the study and the suggestion from the writer.
CHAPTER II REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE