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Unformatted text preview: him why I was in his bed and stole food from him. He found it to be funny and understood why I was acting so different. My two acts broke the constitutive rules that would typically be enforced. I acted in a way that did not show respect towards his property and his personal space. Since this was a particular instance where I broke the norm, he indexed me as being weird, euphemism for being rude, which was different than his static evaluation of me. Nonverbal communication provides unspoken rules and an understanding among people for what is acceptable in certain circumstances. It was evident that he was confused when I broke these nonverbal rules and entered a gray area of our communication....
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- Fall '11