THE TRANSFORMATION OF MONSTERS REPRESENTATION IN NEIL GAIMAN'S THE GRAVEYARD BOOK (TRANSFORMASI DARI REPRESENTASI MONSTER DALAM NOVEL KARYA NEIL GAIMAN THE GRAVEYARD BOOK)
The Graveyard Book , a novel written by Neil Gaiman tells the story about a boy named Bod, who is raised by monsters that exist in the graveyard such as the characters of Vampire, Werewolf, Ghouls and ghosts. The novel does not only explain the Bod's life in the graveyard, but also the different representation of the monsters in the preceding novels. The monsters exist in The Graveyard Book create the new representation from the monsters exist in Gothic era. The creation of monsters in Gothic era aims to spread horror and terror while monsters that occur in The Graveyard Book represent differently. Monsters in The Graveyard Book depict as the savior, harmless and kind creatures. In this qualitative research, the theory of postmodern is used to analyze the transformation of monsters representation in Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book.
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