In this discussion, we will apply personality theory to fictional characters. Movies, shows, plays, books, and role-playing games can offer us a rich opportunity to be transported to other places and meet interesting people. Throughout the course, we will be reflecting on how personality theory applies to us and how we can use our course topics to be the most effective versions of our authentic selves in social or professional contexts. In this assignment, we will look externally and use the textbook reading to analyze our favorite fictional characters to recognize patterns and perhaps get better insights into their behavior.
For your initial post, select a fictional character from any form of media and provide a short description of the character you select. Include an image, clip, or gif of your character to share with your peers.
Next, in at least 6 to 10 sentences, describe how at least two components of personality theory relate to your character and provide examples to illustrate points. To help you get started, you can use the questions below or any other components of personality theory presented by the text:
Finally, describe whether your character demonstrates any emotional intelligence skills to exhibit an awareness of the behavior you have identified.
Remember to respond to two peers while being respectful of and sensitive to their viewpoints. Consider advancing the discussion in the following ways:
To complete this assignment, review the Psychology Undergraduate Discussion Rubric. You will also need: