COMM 120 Eye of the storm Jane Elliot 1980 Discussion

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  1. Using the concepts of self-concept and self-esteem find one example from the film The Eye of the Stormthat illustrates how the eye color experiment affected the children’s self perception and/or performance for better or for worse. Explain briefly how it relates to their self-conceptand self-esteem.
  2. Reflected Appraisalsrefer to the ways we establish our self-concept based on the way we believe others perceive us. Using this concept, share a specific example from the documentary that demonstrates how the children experienced this phenomenon.
  3. Find one example from the documentary of a superior social comparisonand one example of an inferior social comparison. Explain briefly how each example represents the given concepts

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School: UCLA


Running head: EYE OF THE STORM


Eye of the Storm
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People’s self-concept and self-esteem stand for how they see, value or vision themselves
especially when in comparison to others. Jane Elliot undertakes the eye color experiment to
determine that people develop a certain perception about themselves when treated differently due
to something they have. Self- concept, and esteem are great values that everyone should work on
strengthening, but that process is affected by the issues around the human environment. The eye
color experiment is an aspect that changes the way these children value themselves due to the
kind of information they carry from it. On the first day, the blue-eyed kids felt more special,
motivated and better than the brown-eyed one due to Mrs. Elliot's illustration. Elliot convinces
them using realistic examples around them that t...

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