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October 31st October 2011

Assignment: ‘‘Describe the Personality of a famous Caribbean person from the perspective of two theories discussed in this course (not trait theory) and then conclude with your own impression of the adequacy of those two theories’ explanation of the individual’s personality.’’

Damian Marley was conceived on July 21, 1978, in Jamaica to reggae Icon Bob Marley and 1976 Miss World, Cindy Breakspeare. Damian grew up in the luxurious areas of Uptown Kingston and as a teenager; Damian performed with his close friends the Shepherds, but worked with his older brother Stephen Marley on his first album, "Mr. Marley." Although Damian’s commercial breakthrough did not come until the 2004 single “Welcome to Jamrock.” He's so far won two Grammy awards and currently lives in Miami, Florida. Marley has a great compassion for humanity and he wants to dedicate himself to improving masses. This Marley is self proclaimed as mentally healthy and with having a big heart. He is better when dealing with the trials of many than the troubles of a single person. Damian is more capable of working on the grand scale, addressing the needs of society, than on a one-to-one basis. Marley is kind and sympathetic, helpful and compassionate. (2011, Biography.com.).
Behind the controlled and calm facade, he is sensitive, venerable and emotional. Damian Marley tends to see himself as a guardian of society, a benevolent leader, guiding and directing his community toward a better world. Damian prefers creative, original, and unsystematic activities that allow creative expression. Traits include: imaginative, disorderly, idealistic, emotional, and impractical.  Example professions include: artist, musician, and writer. Damian according to close friends has the kind of stature that pulls people to him or repels them intensely. Some are jealous of Damian and may seek to belittle him.
Firstly using Psychoanalytic theory, as devised by Sigmund Freud, We can better understand...


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