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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects __init__

code challenge:__init__ method

challenge task 2 of 2

first_class.py
class Student:
    name = "Your Name"

    def praise(self):
        return "You inspire me, {}".format(self.name)

    def reassurance(self):
        return "Chin up, {}. You'll get it next time!".format(self.name)

    def feedback(self, grade):
        if grade > 50:
            return self.praise()
        return self.reassurance()

    def __init__ (self,name, **kwargs):
        self.name= name

        for values ,keys, in kwargs.items:
            setattr(self, values, keys )

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
210,472 Points

You're really close! When you call (invoke) a function or method, you must put parentheses after the method name even if it takes no arguments. So instead of "kwargs.items" you need "kwargs.items()".

Also, you're doing more work than you need to. The instructions didn't ask you to handle "kwargs", so you could leave that out entirely and still pass the challenge.