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Unformatted text preview: I. Introduction a. Identity is necessary to meet needs for: i. Inclusion ii. Control iii. Affection b. Balanced I, Me I essential c. Identity Goals and Values Linguistic Code Relationship II. Need to Connect: develop Relationships a. Definition of Relationship i. A social bond of intimacy ii. Created through the exchange of messages carrying relational info iii. Three kinds of communication: 1. Cultural: ethnicity, age, gender 2. Social: group membership 3. Interpersonal unique, personal info b. Types of Relational Messages: i. Psychological Distance: Liking messages ii. Social Distance: Formality/informality iii. Role Distance: Power and role c. Example: What the hell are you doing?! i. Negative Effect ii. Highly informal iii. Intense and controlling boss/parent d. Types of Interpersonal Goals i. Self presentation goals: communicating our image to others ii. Relational goals: communicating our feelings and roles to others iii. Instrumental goals: communicating desires for self advancementiii....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Donohue during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08