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How has Malcolm Little managed or lacked management between the five motivations of identity negotiation and their opposites Throughout these first three chapters you are really able to see Malcolms roller coaster ride when it come to him managing between the five motivations of identity negotiations The five motivations of identity negotiation include security inclusion predictability connection and consistency and their opposites according to Ting-Toomy are vulnerability differentiation unpredictability autonomy and change Effective management of these dialects results in being understood respected and affirmatively valued Having security refers to being able to feel safe around others and feel emotionally stable when we interact with others For Malcolm security has never been an issue because he has always had such a close bond with his family members Even when Malcolms family got separated because of the state welfare people and when he was sent to reform school he always managed to stay connected with them by writing letters or visiting them on the weekends and this shows that being with them made him feel secure On the other hand inclusion and predictability were rocky for Malcolm Inclusion occurs when others accept us for who we are and when they view our identities as positive and predictability relates to the certainty we have about our identities when interacting with others We view predictability as an indicator of the acceptance we have with others if our interactions are predicable with people of other cultures then we can build trust with them These were always difficult for Malcolm until he moved to Boston When Malcolm was sent to reform school this is where you really see him having to deal with inclusion and predictability for the first time The Swerlins always treated Malcolm well and he felt that he was included and could trust them but it wasnt before long that Malcolm realized that they did not view him as a complete person they treated him as
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