He snarled. He dispised the trivialization of higher education…”(Pg.522) His parents lack of understanding caused frustration in Rodriguez at first, but throughout the story, he found himself becoming more and more like them. “I thought as I watched my mother one night… I gestured and laughed like my mother. Another time I saw for myself: my father’s eyes were much like my own, constantly watchful.”(pg531) This realization was a revelation for Rodriguez; all this time throughout his schooling career, he had thought he was so different from his parents, him being an Americanized “scholarship boy” and them being working class immigrants, but he had learned a lot from them, and his realization of their differences, combined with his education is what ultimately drove his
Influences of Perception on Interpersonal Communication Brandy K. Jackson Kaplan University CM206-Professor Pike August 19, 2014 Influences of Perception on Interpersonal Communication After watching the College Success video, I feel that Jim does not have a positive self concept. Jim says feels that he is an average student and that his parents have unrealistic expectations of him. Having this negative and distorted self concept is really bad for Jim. By believing this about himself, his subconscious mind will continually try to prove this self concept true. He will have a hard time succeeding in being anything other than the average student that he feels that he is.
Explain, using examples from the video and course concepts, how Jim’s self-concept impacted his interaction with his father. Was it positive or negative? Jim believed that he was doing his best in school and felt that his parents had unrealistic expectations for him. Jim’s conversation with his Dad made him feel as if he was not doing enough and that his Dad was just being negative by blaming his grades on his friends and partying. 3.
Jim’s self-concept is, “I just want to go to school and do the best I can and be normal.” Such as hang out, party a little from time to time, basically living his own life not the life of his father’s. Well I totally can relate to Jims father because, we as parents work as extremely hard for our children because we only want what’s best for them, is it right No, most defiantly not it depressed Jim because he feels like he is doing the best he can do, and his father just don’t understand. That it isn’t as easy for him as it was when he was in school. Jim’s father self-concept of Jim is more positive because he sees in Jim what Jim isn’t able to see, he is motivating him to do better than what he is doing. Sections such as motives, Jim’s father motives were to get good grade and be accomplished.
He can never hold down a job and develops a kleptomania habit. He dreams of working on a ranch, but he sees that dream as unacceptable because it is not the life his father wants for him. For much of his life, he blames his father for his failures while simultaneously trying to live up to his expectations. Because
Jim's father expect to much from his son without even noticing what could be the major problem. Of course many college students love to hang out with friends but that doesn't mean that it can affect there grades unless they are not focus on there work. When Jim's father stated that when he was in school he flew through without any problems. His parents are angry because his grades aren't getting any better. I felt like it could have been a better approach like finding out the real reason what is causing the problem.
Max’s father had left him and his mother already when he was a little boy. It definitely changes Max’s way of thinking in life; Firstly, he became more careless about how he treated his mother, because he realized that she really cared for him, and secondly, he became more careless about his school. He was creative, they said, so they tried selling him off with an offer of being a student in The Brit School in Croydon. Max just didn’t want to go, even though the school was a vast improvement on his old school and it was great not to wear a
Parents share their experience and teach their children not to make the same mistake they did. They would like to give some advice for us on how to overcome the problem we have. My parents told me when i was still a kid," reading will increase your knowlege". But when I was young,“I didn’t read enough”. I cannot gain enough knowledge.
Been happy as a lark since the day I retired”. These turn of events also have foreshadowed what happened to his father earlier in the novel where he used to be a “great butler” but he slowly deteriorated and regretted not showing how much he loved his son, which is what is happening to Stevens “I’ve given what I had to give.” he regrets not telling Miss Kenton how he felt about her and he s made many mistakes but it seems he won’t follow the same path his father did. He learns how important human affection is “it is not such a foolish thing to engage in” and how much he has missed out because of his lack of emotions “they are laughing together merrily. It is curious how people can build such warmth among themselves so swiftly.” He missed out on a life with Miss Kenton. Symbolism of evening times connects with Stevens’ life “the evening is the most enjoyable part of the day.” “I should cease looking back so much, that I should adopt a more positive outlook and try to make the best of what remains of my day”.
Firstly, Mr. Hunderts decision to remove Martin in the standings causes Martins personal integrity to scar, leaving him in a state of self-loathing and shame. For the remainder of his life, the effects of his loss remained a token of his shame. Secondly, his loss had caused his future success to be in jeopardy, for, his self-esteem, sense of accomplishment; sense of self worth and disappointment from his father had caused a major roadblock in the decision making of his future potential. Thirdly, had the teacher not committed and immoral act, then the student that had been given Martins place in the standings would not have felt the pressure to cheat once, hence losing the competition and later on asking for a rematch. Both