Bandura & Rotter, Molly Ringwald Character from Breakfast Club
The reinforcement for Clair’s behavior was mainly dependent on the approval she received from her popular peer group. She has a notion that she needs to be “popular” or approved in order to be seen as better in her school. Reinforcement would also be abiding by her parents so she is able to shop with her families wealth. After she had bought something materialistic, it makes her feel good. There was a battle of the reinforcement values in this movie. One was, as stated above, to seek approval of her older known peers known to be stuck-up, condescending, and popular. The other is reinforcement of a more positive virtue. This virtue is as stated, thinking independently and …show more content…
Clair, by the end of the movie, did show some deviation in her expectancies by being more empathetic to others and independent with her thinking. This showed that she had an external locus of control but was starting slightly to pitch off to the internal side of the E-I scale. But none the less, my estimation would say that she has a way to introspect before she gets out of the predominately external territory. The interactionists view from Clair’s standpoint is her need for approval and popularity around peer groups and social situations.
Expectancy of Clair is shown to be low at the beginning of the film, but brought up after the group discussion. Her expectancies become more internal via introspection of herself brought on by group advocation. The advocation may have been harsh and blunt at times, but it helped in the functioning of Clair finding other ways to think about herself, old peers, new peers, and parents. I believe this shaped her character in a positive way to think for herself instead of a group-think automaton looking for approval from other condescending teenage girls.
Firstly, Clair was using her expectancy outcomes. Her competency became more prevalent, she seemed more concerned about advancing her newly independent self and peers (The Breakfast Club). This could mean Clair would be more open to a self regulatory plan.
(Bandura) A personnel agency became more prevalent within Clair as time went
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Claire Standish is the typical popular, mainstream, and rich prom ruler at her high school. When she decided to ditch school and instead go to the mall she got served a Saturday Detention . Claire’s parents also don't have the best relationship and they mostly use Claire as an excuse to get at each other's throats. Claire is stuck up, snooty, and has clearly stated that she will not hang out with you if your so called not popular at school. In the movie she also states that she her decisions mostly are not based on her own feelings, but her peers and parents feelings or so called, peer pressure.
The loss of control experienced by Ann may have had an impact on the time it took to progress through the stages. Involving Ann in the decision making, discussing options and offering continuity of care would help make the transition from her home environment easier.
Think back to your own childhood. Could you imagine being a child, and not having a care in the world, but then, as quick as the snap of a finger, that all changes because of a thoughtless mistake made by your parents? In The Glass Castle it is revealed that as Jeannette grew up, she endured hardships inflicted upon her by her own parents. However, if Jeannette had not gone through these things, she never would have gained the characteristics that she values present day. Although Jeannette Walls faced hardships and endured suffering during her childhood, these obstacles formed her into a self-reliant woman who proves that just because you do not have as much money as other families, you can still achieve success in your life.
In doing this, they instill her with a sense of responsibility and accomplishment. It strengthens the skills that she will need as an adult. Jeannette becomes adept at setting goals and achieving them through independence and self-control.
As Jeanette learns later on in the novel, ultimately in life all of the struggles and difficulties wont matter because life finds a way to work itself out. Throughout the novel the readers become aware of different messages being displayed. One of the messages relates to the fact that people need to trust in themselves and understand that they shape their own destiny. Just because Jeanette’s parents were not the ideal role models does not mean that Jeanette automatically prepares her life for
as mortal human beings, it’s our utmost desire to fit in, to be accepted at times we are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve this even though we may lose a great deal in the long run. in the short story, anointed with oils, alden nowlan introduced Edith who was ashamed of many things such as hygiene which she tried to fix by taking constant showers and wearing fancy clothes. Even though Edith thought all these changes would draw less attention to her, they made her even more noticeable. Having come from the shacks, Edith never really liked herself and felt her life was miserable. Along with having those negative feelings about herself, her parents did not make a good support system.
The daughter is bored with her mother's dreams and lets her pride take over. She often questions her self-worth, and she decides that she respects herself as nothing more than the normal girl that she is and always will be. Her mother is trying to mold her into something that she can never be, she believes, and only by her futile attempts to rebel can she hold on to the respect that she has for herself. The daughter is motivated only to fail so that she may continue on her quest to be normal. Her only motivation for success derives from her own vanity; although she cannot admit it to herself or her mother, she wants the audience to see her as that something that she is not, that same something that her mother hopes she could be.
In The Glass Castle, Jeanette Walls was faced with many life changing and hard obstacles. Many people who have read this book think that these hardships have helped her later in life. Her parents were never there for her when she was growing up. Her dad was a raging alcoholic who spent all of his money away at the bars. Her mom was intelligent, but still never seemed to help much with Jeanette and her siblings. Even though her parents were not much help, she loved them the same no matter what. When Jeanette was younger, she was constantly bullied at her new schools, but never went home and told on the kids her had beat her up. She stood up for herself even if she knew she had no chance at winning the fight. This showed how brave and strong
In the beginning of the story Jeannette thinks that her parents can't do wrong and that they know best for her. When Jeanette's mom hides the chocolate from her starving family and responds with “i can’t help it,” (Walls, 174) it shows how jeanette can't get food from her mom and she goes as far as hiding it from them with no purpose of telling them. Her father's alcohol problem also plays a part in her parent's parenting. When the chocolate incident occurred her mother brings up “your father is an alcoholic”(Walls, 174) to take gilt off herself and give a reason to forgive her. Jeanette’s Mom and Dad's increasing selfishness starts to show that their poor choices will be the cause of the family's falling apart.
Both sides assume the problem is caused by the other side. Nancy sees Sheila and corporate as a threat to the way she manages and protects her nurses. Sheila and corporate see Nancy’s inflexibility as a sign of her unwillingness to work together for the benefit of the system as opposed to just MOMC.
The last psychological perspective of psychology to compare “Mean Girls” to is the behaviorist approach. This approach emphasizes the importance of environmental and situational determinants of behavior. Simply because of the new environment that Cady is thrust into her entire behavior is changed. She acts completely unlike her normal self, adapting and becoming an expert at backstabbing and manipulating. Through her manipulation she learns to control everyone around her, because according to this theory people and situations influence each other
The future of one’s self is often thought of as predetermined by past actions. Yet again and again, this statement is proven to be wrong in so many regards. Everybody has a different past, good or bad, and what they make of their future often times has little to no correlation with their past. In saving Ceecee Honeycutt, we become aware of how a rocky upbringing does not indicate a bleak and hopeless future. With the help of her friends, Ceecee learns to look at life with a positive outlook and to see all the opportunities she has to enjoy the things she has. The outcome of the future depends not on the past but on the present.
Throughout the story there are several aspects of the Protagonist’s character that play a major role in the shaping of her future. During her childhood she
In terms of Caitlin’s interest to be further recognized, she positions to obtain a promotion as Vice President of Client Advisory Services (CAS). Yet George implements another challenging move by implying gender schemas and doubt on Caitlin’s readiness. Although, he appreciates Caitlin’s value in the company and praises for her competences, but these are not sufficient. George argues that this type of job demand for more responsibilities, such as a strategic vision, a creative thinking, a deep insight of system and a firm characteristic. In order to respond this move, Caitlin responds with a diverting turn by asserting her strength, acknowledging her weaknesses and request George to be her mentor. In this stage, Caitlin attempts to keep her BATNA for her position related Vice President promotion.