Bill Clinton and American myth of success

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Kikit Herina Utami - C0399039 - Fak. Sastra dan Seni Rupa

This research is conducted within the boundaries of American Studies research for the purpose to find out how Bill Clinton’s political career reflects the American myth of success. This is a descriptive qualitative library research. The source of data is Bill Clinton’s Biography: Bill Clinton: An American Journey Great Expectation written by Nigel Hamilton, published by Random House, Inc. New York, 2003. The main data are words and phrases, sentence or even paragraph relevant to the subject matter taken from the source of data. The secondary data is collected from books and other articles related to the study. The approaches used in this thesis are historical, biographical and sociological. Based on the analysis, the researcher comes into conclusion that Bill Clinton political career reflects the American myth of success where there are self commitment to realize his dream as a president of the United States, hard work, discipline, thrift, undying spirit to fight and support from his loyal wife and friends.