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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects __init__

kwargs not working

dont know why init with kwargs is not working

first_class.py
class Student:
     def __init__(self, **kwargs):
        for attribute, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr (self, attribute, value)

    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()

2 Answers

Hey Dimitrios,

Whew! That took a lot of digging, but your answer is correct! You had a phantom space in front of your init() definition. Also, in order to pass the challenge, you will need to leave name and self.name from the previous task. Since you're basically there, here's your code with the corrections:

class Student:
    def __init__(self, name, **kwargs): # There was a space that was throwing the challenge off here
        self.name = name # Need to leave this here for the challenge.
        for attribute, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, attribute, value)

    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()

Thank you very much!!!