Difference between Role Confusion Moratorium and Identity Achievement

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Difference between Role Confusion Moratorium and Identity Achievement

Read about Marcia’s theory of Identity Formation (Ch. 16, pg. 404) in your text and answer the following questions in a 4 page, double-spaced, essay-style paper.  Each question is worth 10 points.  You do not need to use MLA or APA Style.

According to Marcia, what is the difference between Role Confusion, Moratorium and Identity Achievement?
How is Foreclosure different?
What are the ‘Four Arenas of Identity Formation’?

For each of the 4 arenas, think about where you fall on each: are you in Role Confusion, Moratorium, Identity Achievement or Foreclosure?  Do you feel like your identity is achieved on any of them?  Which one(s)?
Which of the 4 arenas are you still working on? What makes these arenas more difficult?
Do you feel like you’ve fallen into Foreclosure on any of the arenas?  Which people, or person, was most influential here?   Parents?   A romantic partner?  Someone else?
Do you feel like there is an arena that Marcia did not explore, that is an important aspect of your identity? What is it?

Difference between Role Confusion Moratorium and Identity Achievement

Who, if anyone, has helped you figure out your identity the most? Parents?  Teachers?  Peers?  Others?
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