UMGC1022 The Closer Movie and Communications Essay
Choose and watch one of the following movies (you may need to use a streaming service to get your chosen movie). Then, pick FIVE interpersonal communication concepts that we have covered this semester (in the Weekly Learning Resources and Discussions) and describe how each was depicted in the movie.
The Big Chill
The Color Purple
The Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood
The Family Stone
Fried Green Tomatoes
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Joy Luck Club
Life is Beautiful
My Fair Lady
Silver Lining Playbook
The War of the Roses
When Harry Met Sally
Here are specific things you need to do:
Provide an introduction that explains the purpose of the movie assignment and preview the main points.
Include a summary of the story.
Explain the concept of self-disclosure and how it is displayed in three different scenes in the movie.
Describe how the emotions of anger, fear and happiness were expressed in three different scenes in the movie.
Analyze the impact of nonverbal communication on three interpersonal relationships in the movie.
Identify three examples from the movie in which verbal communication is used to initiate, maintain, or terminate interpersonal relationships.
Describe three examples from the movie which depict the importance of listening in interpersonal relationships.