Interpersonal Conflict in Television or Film
Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapter 8 and 9 of Making Connections: Understanding Interpersonal Communication (specifically Section 9.2), I will provide link to the video of the television program
In this assignment, you will write a two- to three-page (500 to 750 word) paper in which you apply some of the communication-based conflict resolution strategies outlined in your textbook to a conflict in a fictional television program or film.
In your paper,
Define conflict, utilizing Bevan.
Describe one interpersonal conflict that was not handled effectively in the television episode or film.
Explain how this situation meets the criteria for interpersonal conflict, utilizing Bevan, Section 9.2.
Note: Focus on one exchange that illustrates one conflict and not the entire plot of the episode. If possible, provide some dialogue so the reader can clearly see how the characters handled the situation.
Explain why the conflict was not handled effectively, utilizing Bevan (Chapters 8 and 9).
Describe two strategies outlined in Bevan that the characters used to address the conflict, utilizing Bevan.
Describe two strategies outlined in Bevan that the characters could have used to resolve this conflict more effectively, utilizing Bevan.
The Interpersonal Conflict in Television or Film paper
Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length, which is 500 to 750 words (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Centers APA Style resource.
Must utilize an academic voice.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
Must use at Bevan multiple times, including to define conflict and explore ways the characters can overcome it.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.