Observation to Identify the Roles of
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Unit 6 Project
The show is the “Simpsons”. The main characters are Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie. I like the Simpson because they are funny. It is worse than slapstick funny. Every part of the show has something funny, Marge’s blue hair, Bart and Lisa obvious differences in personality, Homer’s fatness, etc. I believe that the Simpsons T.V. show was developed mostly for families. The Simpsons are made up a set of parents with children. Each character has its own identify, which are based upon others views of people in social society. Homer is the ignorant father who spends his day at work and night at the bar. Marge is the classic housewife who cooks, cleans, and tends to the children. Bart is the oldest child who rebellious and looks for trouble. Lisa is the sister who is very independent, intellectual, and a bit nerdy. Then you have the last child baby Maggie, who plays the role of the cute, sweet, perfect child. The Simpson may not be everybody favorite television show, but it some way almost anyone can relate something in their life to something in this television family. The cartoon’s characters are an excellent show of our society. In my opinion the Simpsons could be possibly be one of the best television show running in the present day.
The five nonverbal types that I observe in the Simpson are chronemic (us of and orientation to time), Kinesics (face and body position and motion), physical appearance, artifacts (personal objects we use to announce our identities), and paralanguage (vocal communication that does not use a.k.a murmurs, sounds, gasp).
Chronemics – one of the non-verbal types that I observe with this sitcom is that the children, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie, have been the same age since the show began over 10 years ago. In real life sitcoms children grow up and change. It is hard to come with new show idea when you are keeping the same... [continues]
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