My name is Lyudmila Prima, and I am a BA student working on my research at the Narva College of Tartu University. The research concerns proverbs connected with various traits of human character in different cultures.
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Iím conducting a survey about proverbs connected with various traits of human character in different cultures. The idea of the research is to clarify and analyze relevant human qualities among English and Russian native speakers. I would really appreciate if you could take your time filling out the questionnaire below.
Please write down 2-3 proverbs in English that in your opinion reflect the indicated traits of human character. Itís important that you write proverbs ďoff the top of your headĒ, without thinking too hard or using any literature. Itís OK if for some of the qualities you wonít be able to come up with an appropriate example. Thank you!
1) Honesty / Dishonesty
2) Diligence / Laziness
3) Courage / Cowardice
4) Intelligence / Foolishness
5) Economy / Wastefulness
6) Altruism / Pragmatism
7) Collectivism / Individualism
8) Greediness / Generosity
9) Belief in own strength / Submission to destiny
10) Kindness / Anger
Thank you for your participation in the research!