A Bear Called Paddington (series)
by Michael Bond
A Bear Called Paddington (series) is about self-enhancement and morality . The genre of the story is Comedy, the setting is Fantasy.
The Brown family finds a tiny bear at Paddington Station and decide to take him into their home. He proves to be a source of excitement and amusement for them with his stories and misadventures.
Moral reasoning in the story focuses on self concern, self concern, and concern for relationships.
The theme of the story is Sometimes great adventures can occur when taking a chance to help another.
There is stereotyped male sex role in the story.
- Altruism/Unselfish care for others
- Unreflective/Don't think of consequences of actions
- Blaming others
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.