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Unformatted text preview: Emphasis on interaction Bakhtins Theory of Dialogics Language used to work out verbal/non-verbal tensions A Dialectical Theory of Relationship Explores complex ways in which persons in a relationship use communication to manage the naturally opposing forces that impinge on their relationships at any given time Reflections, applications, and implications 1.) Relationships are formed, maintained, and changed through communication 2.) Relationships are coordinated 3.) Relationships are dynamic 4.) Partners in a relationship actively mange tension...
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- Fall '10