Defining the Self-Concept The self-concept has received a great deal of research from psychologists over the years. These studies portray the self-concept as how the person perceives oneself, and is obtained over the years through personal and social experiences and social comparisons. (Bong & Skaalvik, 2003; Festinger, 1954; Shavelson, Huber & Stanton,1976) Having a positive self-concept is a crucial part of wellbeing as it is associated with better psychological health and a higher level of school achievement while a negative self-concept is associated with school failure and anxiety (Keltikangas-Järvinen, 1990) Several theorists agree that the that self-concept is multi-dimensional. (Marsh, 1990) Many among them (Brewer & Gardner, 1996; Sedikides & Brewer, 2001; Sedikides, Gaertner & O’Mara, 2011) suggest that self has 3 parts individual self, the relational self, and the collective self. These parts can be
The utopian idea of romance draws the attention of the reader at the beginning but the surprise of the brutal truth behind the plot . The detective genre, erotic genre, tragedy genre etc. come into play as soon as the characters become self-aware, in this case, Humbert's Paranoia. The Allusions only further this characteristic of the novel and perhaps makes it even more rich in literary culture and as discussed America is one of the most prominent symbols in Lolita mostly because, here, America is more of an allegory than a
Ever since the first came out in 1997, the Harry Potter novels have been a point of debate between readers, with some instantly attaching to the series, while others have been disgusted by each and every novel in the series. This major split seems to be between older traditionalist readers who are against the novels, and younger readers that see the books for what they are as entertaining and appropriate for young readers. Regardless of any single person’s viewpoint, the books rapidly became popular and weaved their way into pop culture. As a result, critics rushed to get their reviews of the novels out and give their opinion on the novels sweeping the world by storm. Two of these critics, Joan Acocella and Harold Bloom, were among these critics
2. Montessori’s educational principles can help improve the children’s interest and concentration in their studies by acquainting educators of Montessori’s philosophies. 3. Teachers, who face their fears and challenges in class, who determined and adjusted to the comforts and needs of their students, who experienced a paradigm shift, have experienced transformational learning. SIGNIFICANCE I believe that the result of this study would be relevant to the academic community in three different ways.
Significance of the Study The main goal of this study is to identify the relationship of emotional stability and academic performance to the senior high school students. The study is deemed beneficial to the following: • Senior High School Students – For them to know that their emotions might affect academic performance. • Aspiring Leaders – This study may serve as their guide to be a good leader and a follower. • Parents – Their knowledge about the study would help their children to know the possible effects between emotional stability and academic performance. • Future Researchers – This study would give them additional knowledge regarding the relationship between emotional stability and academic performance.
Desire is a well-known trope in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The four lovers and their magically caused mishap is one of the play’s main scenes. However, even though sexual desire is found in each of the play’s acts, it isn’t the only type of desire found within the play. In addition to sexual desire, we find a desire for utter and complete control, which is held most notably by Oberon, as well as the desire for chaos. Puck is a character recognizable by those who study mythology by his mischievous nature and tendency to play tricks on those unfortunate enough to slight him.
While most people enjoy King’s unsettling way of writing, some criticize him for the disturbingness he brings into his novels. With all of Stephen King’s success and controversy it is hard for people not to be influenced by what he says and writes. Stephen King has changed the way people view writing and the horror genre in general. Stephen King, one of the most criticized and iconic authors to date, had and still has a lasting impact on American culture. Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine.
According to (Cobb, as cited in Kurita., Janzen, 1996) Social support was defined as information that leads one to believe that they are cared for and loved. There are four types of social support measured: informational support; tangible support; emotional support; and social companionship. Friends provided all four types of social support however, out of these four types of social support, informational support best assisted social adjustment to a new school. Informational support is the understanding and coping with problematic events. (Kurita and Janzen, 1996) The findings from this article proved that friends that give informational support helps social adjustment in individuals, ultimately resulting in better group integration, and even mediate emotional stress and academic adjustment during school transition.
Respondents hold the perception that mother tongue education in the form of the delivery of OMO and MAI teachings to young immigrants within the complementary schools in Turku, contributes effectively towards their personality and character formation. Three extracts have been sampled as evidence for the above role of the OMO and MAI plays in the lives of young immigrants in Turku: In addition, mother language forms in a child a multi faceted and wholesome character and broadens their thought dimensions and enriches and evolves their
This is a quantitative study which conducted through a survey method that involved questionnaire to get the response from the teachers and students regarding cultivate reading habits among the primary school students. The focus is to find out the students’ reading attitude and habit in terms in reading English language. 3.3 RESEARCH