Author(s): Shubha Tiwari, Kiran Verma

Email(s): vermakiran499@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2321-5828.2023.00031   

Address: Shubha Tiwari1, Kiran Verma2
1Vice-Chancellor, Maharaja Chhatrasal Bundelkhand Universitry, Chhatarpur, (M.P) India.
2Research Scholar, Department of English, A.P.S University, Rewa (M.P) India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
Grit is indeed characterized by having a strong passion and perseverance for long-term goals. It goes beyond simply putting in effort and includes the ability to persist and maintain determination in the face of challenges and setbacks. Grit involves a combination of effort, patience, and resilience. It's about staying committed and focused on your objectives, even when things get tough. Gritty individuals are not easily discouraged by obstacles or failures; instead, they see them as opportunities for growth and learning. Having grit can be beneficial in various aspects of life, whether it's personal goals, academic pursuits, professional endeavors, or even relationships. People with high levels of grit are more likely to stay motivated and continue striving for their goals, even when progress seems slow or when faced with adversity. It's important to note that grit is not about blindly persisting without adaptability or recognizing when it's necessary to change course. It's about finding the balance between perseverance and flexibility, knowing when to adjust strategies or approaches while still maintaining a steadfast commitment to the overall objective. Developing and nurturing grit can contribute to greater resilience, achievement, and personal growth. It allows individuals to navigate challenges and setbacks with a determined mindset, increasing their likelihood of success in the long run.


Cite this article:
Shubha Tiwari, Kiran Verma. A Critical Study of Angela Duckworth’s Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2023;14(3):152-4. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2023.00031

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Shubha Tiwari, Kiran Verma. A Critical Study of Angela Duckworth’s Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2023;14(3):152-4. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2023.00031   Available on: https://rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-14-3-8


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