Unformatted text preview: fact that he was calling me, but why he was calling me. We discussed his calling me for help on homework, and the curtness of his calls. At the beginning of the conversation, I was happy, because what I intended the conversation’s outcome to be (to reveal that he liked me), was successful. However, by the end of the conversation, “he likes you” had taken on a new meaning. He “liked me”… as a friend. The interaction with my friend, reflecting on my and her responses, revealed a different outcome and changed both of us. The process of interaction slowly changes the participants- it happens throughout the interaction, not at one point. Our reflections, and the change of the meaning of the conversation illustrates that the preceding example is an example of interaction....
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 110 taught by Professor Zussman during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '08