A Psychological Thriller in Donna Tartt’s the Goldfinch

Abu Fanani


In this article, the researcher analyzes a psychological thriller in the form of anxiety in Donna Tartt’s the Goldfinch. The researcher then uses psychological theory. The researcher analyzes the main character that undergoes a psychological worry; anxiety. At last, the researcher draws conclusion that the main character, Theodore Decker undergoes recurrent recollection(s), feeling humiliated, worry, fear, nightmares, and feelings of terror.


anxiety, feeling humiliated, worry, fear, nightmares, feelings of terror


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21107/prosodi.v9i1.456


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