Corn-Pone Opinions - Dunn 1 Marren Dunn Professor Barker FDENG 101-34 1.3 I have held a Corn-Pone opinion when I had to confirm to a new certain

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Dunn 1 Marren Dunn Professor Barker FDENG 101-34 January 17, 2019 1.3 I have held a Corn-Pone opinion, when I had to confirm to a new certain lifestyle when moving into a different state for college. Not knowing what to expect, I was worried about some parts of me that would leave me out, such as my own self-approval. While moving into my apartment, many thoughts would race through my head, thinking will my roomates approve of me of who I am as a person? Will they take the time to acknowledge and get to know me better? Or will they immediately judge me right away? While reading Mark Twain’s study “Corn-Pone Opinions”, the main idea that went through my head was when Mark Twain connects conformity and self-approval by claiming that people conform to the same ideas. When a change occurs, people tend to adapt to this change in order to receive self-approval. And in order to be confident in themselves and receive self-approval, humans wish to be accepted by others. While
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