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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Method Interactivity

victor escarcega
victor escarcega
9,947 Points

not defining a name in my method

it says that name 'praise' is not defined.

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 reassurance(self)
        else:
            return praise(self)

1 Answer

Eric Cahanin
Eric Cahanin
14,868 Points

You've defined praise as a method on a Student object. You need to call the method on an object like object.method(). So in your case it would be self.praise(). The function praise doesn't exist "on it's own", which is why you get the error that it's not defined. You'll have the same issue with the reassurance call.