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Unformatted text preview: theatre. Conversations are expected to be finished immediately and those who are still speaking at an audible volume may get a time to be quiet stare down from another movie-goer. Every person in the theatre is expected to respect all others in attendance by staying silent all throughout the movie. This set of communication rules can be compared to a classroom of students that is expected to be silent when someone is giving a presentation. People are expected to respect what is being shown to them by not talking over it with their own thoughts and/or opinions. One thing I would like to find out about this topic is whether or not people attending picture shows in the 1920s were silent while taking in their feature film or if they would discuss the film while it was being shown....
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- Spring '08