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Catalea in each situation can decide between bad people or good people that must be saved by her.
From the psychoanalysis of the major character, the writer can conclude the id and ego of Catalea focuses on revenge for her family dead and also defeats the gangster. It is shown that the major character has big ambition to fight and defeat the enemy, in other words the revenge of major character itself is to complete her desire because she was hurt by her parents dead and she has traumatic sense. Catalea looks the reality from her life, it means she just revenges with the people related with her family dead and the major character itself focuses with her goal to revenge and become a lady killer.
All of ids and egos of Catalea are focused on revenge and kill the gangster that destroys her family. But beside her revenge of Catalea, she also has superego that control her desire. It shows that the major character not only uses her id and ego. Her superego proved that Catalea also thinks about her grandmother and uncle secure, beside that she also thinks about good or bad people related with her family dead.
The revenge in Colombiana movie shown by major character is the major character traumatic sense about her parents dead, and then the major character itself chooses the revenge way to reach her goal. Way to revenge means the major character takes the revenge to treat her traumatic sense.
Then the way for revenge becomes the better way because just by revenge the major character is satisfied and feels glad with her choice.
D. Conclution and Implication Based on the structural analysis of the movie, the writer draws the following conclusions. The structural analysis of the major character “Catalea” is interesting, first the major character named Catalea basically is an obedient woman to her parent. She is beautiful and calm, but since she knows that her parents are killed by Don luis’s men, she becomes rigid woman. When decision beats everything, the id of the major character is so big. Her desires to follow her purpose and revenge to all people related with her parent dead are become responsibility. The problem that she got makes Catalea become a hard woman and also clever to do her revenge.
Actually after her parents were dead, she has a goal to be a tag killer and also get her first target that is Don luis, who has plan to destroy her family, and finally her goal to get her satisfaction is done. Catalea kills 24 people for her revenge, the way that the major character “Catalea” chooses for revenge and killing many people can be concluded that she does her revenge to satisfy her desire and in other side she does not accept her parent and her family killed and from the analysis of the major character itself, the major character Catalea including pleasure siking of personality, because the desire of major character or her id is bigger than her ego and superego.
The major character just has desire and purpose to killed the gangster that related with her family dead. The Colombiana movie by Olivier Megaton is interesting to watch and study. The writer, therefore, suggests the other researchers to make deeper research about the movie from other approaches. For example, by analyzing the way for revenge of Colombiana by using feminist approach, because this movie have the major character that is a woman.
The writer realizes that this study is not perfect yet because his limited knowledge in literature. The writer hopes that the reader can take the lesson from this play and use this study to compare this research with another in order to widen the reader’s knowledge for the development of literary study. This research paper hopefully can contribute to English teaching process. It can be used to understand literary works mainly fiction from psychoanalytic approach. It can also be used to enrich students vocabulary by using the movie script as reading material. Beside fiction and vocabulary, this research can be useful to add another skills such as speaking and listening.
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