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Brittany Peters Comm 105 Prof. Kramer September 6, 2007 p.39 1. Every night, my roommate and I watch our favorite TV shows, talk about the crazy things that happened to us that day, and talk about our lives. The most important communication features are laughter, listening, storytelling (eye contact, setting up a story line and creating a punch line), and lots of different facial expressions. 2. As these features interact, we form a conversation that goes off on many different tangents, taking all kinds of twists and turns, and finally resulting in spurts of laughter that seem to last forever. Each different conversation seems to spur a memory that we have had in our lives, and we can’t help but blurt it out without even thinking. 3. Our form of communication implies a close relationship between the two of us. We know a lot about our likes and dislikes, awkward situations, and past experiences; this makes it easier (and more fun) to have a conversation free from awkward pauses and one that has a continuous flow, with one story leading to
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