Personality Theory Paper
Selecta fictional character from history, television, or film. Prior approval from the instructor of your chosen character is required. Film selections may include:
- The Blind Side
- A Beautiful Mind
- Pursuit of Happy-ness
- The Fisher King
- Fatal Attraction
- What about Bob?
- Girl Interrupted
Writea 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze your chosen characters personality using one theorist or theory from each of the following columns:
Searchthe University Library, the Theory Tables Learning Team Assignment, and other resources for information on each of the theorists or theories you selected.
Describethe connection between the characters personality and the theory used to explain it using relevant information such as direct quotes, descriptions of life events, examples of interpersonal behavior, and so on.
Includethe following in your paper:
- A the demographic and background information of the chosen character
- An evaluation of how each of the chosen personality theorists or theories explains the personality of the chosen character
- A discussion of how the selected characters behavior might be interpreted differently, depending on which theoretical approach is used
- A discussion of the extent to which each chosen theorist or theory would address relevant social, cultural, environmental, biological, or unconscious factors that may be influencing the characters behavior
Formatyour paper consistent with APA guidelines.