Essay about Analysis Of The Movie Little Miss Sunshine

1392 Words Dec 2nd, 2016 6 Pages
Family life is a worldwide experience. We are born into a family. We develop our skills, and our ideas on worldwide views are shaped based on what we experience within a family. After maturing in a family, we create new values, and bring rituals and knowledge that have been taught to us from our original family to our new family. There are many definitions of the word family. Some people believe it is a term related to the bloodline, while others believe it is related to two or more people, who share an extended period of time with each other, and are bound by certain ties such as marriage (Galvin, Bylund, and Brommel 3). Families can bring joy, support, passion, and knowledge. However, families can also bring out the worst in people. Families can bring out anger, frustration, and sorrow. In this paper, I will provide an analysis of how the movie Little Miss Sunshine illustrates the family as a system, and shows the degree of adaptability and cohesion in the family system. In addition, I will discuss the productive and destructive ways that a family manages conflicting situations, and explain the use of decision making in the film. System Perspectives Characteristics of system perspectives are beautifully illustrated in the film Little Miss Sunshine. One characteristic of a system perspective shown in the movie is interdependence. Interdependence is when a change in one part of a family system results in changes in the others (Galvin, Bylund, and Brommel 59). While the…

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