Anime Reaction Paper

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A CASE STUDY ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF WATCHING A ROMANCE-COMEDY ANIME TO THE EMOTIONAL STATE, MOTIVATION, AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCES OF A NORMAL GRADE 9 STUDENT A Research Paper Presented to The Faculty of the English Language Department Makati Science High School Barangay Cembo, Makati City In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Course Academic Discourse Writing Angelo Jose M. Molina IX – Antoine Lavoisier ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to thank our teacher, Mrs. Delariarte, for her constant support and guidance in the creation of this paper. Next, I would like to thank my bestfriends who provided me with information related to the research I was conducting. I would also like to thank the subject who volunteered for this study…show more content…
To achieve the goal, the researcher will give the subject a pre-test, they will create a 10-item test on different subjects, related to the recent lessons. After the pre-test, the researcher will let the subject watch an anime series, for 2-3 days. After the experiment, the researcher will create another 10-item tests on different subjects Using the test scores as the final data output, the researcher will analyze the data and form conclusions based on it. . The study will not cover the social life that the subject had. The study will not cover the social problems that the subject also…show more content…
(Dornyei, 1998) So, just what is motivation? Is it a process or a state; an innate characteristic or something that can be taught; a goal to shoot for or the spark that gives rise to that goal; the promise of future benefits that lures a person on like a carrot on a stick or the persistence, determination and focus that enables a person to see a task through to the end? Maybe it’s all these things. But, all in all, it’s an unclear what is meant by the term motivation. In fact, so grey has the area surrounding the term motivation become, that the American Psychological Association “…considered replacing the word as a search term in the main psychological database [because] it had too much meaning and therefore was not very useful” (Dörnyei, 2001:7). The dictionary is of little use: “(1) the act or process of motivating; the state of being motivated. (2) something that motivates; an inducement or incentive” (The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition at

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