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7) Discuss the functions of the attitude. Give examples in favour of your answer.(250 words)

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.

7) Discuss the functions of the attitude. Give examples in favour of your answer.(250 words)

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Why this question

The issue is related to GS 4- syllabus under the following heading –

Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.

Key demand of the question

The question wants us to write in detail about the functions of the attitude. However, along with the description, we also have to provide suitable examples to bring a player picture and meaning.

Directive word

Discuss- we have to write in detail about the nature of functions of the attitude along with suitable examples to illustrate our discussion.

Structure of the answer

Introduction- briefly define the term attitude.

Body

  1. Discuss in points, the different functions of attitude.

e.g Knowledge function, Self / Ego-expressive function, Adaptive function,ego-defensive function.

Take the help of the article attached to the question to form your own examples, which bring out the functions of the attitude.

Conclusion– mention the importance of the attitude in determining the behaviour of the persons etc.