Personality Theory

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze Will Smith’s  character in the Pursuit of Happy-ness’ personality using theories from Adler, Cattrell and the 5-factor model.



the connection between the character’s 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.


Include the following in your paper:



  • A short introduction outlining 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 character’s 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 character’s behavior




Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines