Hitch Interpersonal-Communication Essay

903 Words Apr 10th, 2008 4 Pages
Plot Summary:

Alex Hitchens is a professional "date doctor", or consultant as Hitch terms himself, who coaches other men in the art of having the perfect date with the woman of their dreams.
While coaching one of his clients, Albert Brennaman, who is obsessed with celebrity Allegra Cole, Hitch finds himself falling for Sara, a gossip columnist who is determined to expose and ruin the so-called date doctor after one of his "clients" (whom Hitch refused to work with) had a one-night stand with her best friend. However, where Albert and Allegra's relationship continues to progress, Hitch finds that none of his tried and tested methods are working on himself, despite being a master of the art. After Hitch is unmasked, he and Sara break
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Furthermore, Albert has to act differently towards Alegra not only because she is higher class but also because she has a different background. This process allows Albert to assess and evaluate himself on the basis of comparison to further behave toward Alegra, involving one of the sources of self-concept.

Scene 2: Phone Call

During this scene Albert is developing and learning how to further interpret and evaluate his own feelings and behaviors. Albert gains additional insight into himself by looking more closely at self-awareness which refers to the insight or consciousness within himself. Albert’s self-esteem seems to grow almost instantaneously throughout their conversation, furthermore inducing him to think very highly of himself. During this in-particular scene, Albert slowly allows himself analyze his own behavior to a higher degree while learning more about Alegra throughout the short time he has known her. More specifically the audience can notice that Albert becomes overly confident with his own self-esteem, but to go along with that, Albert blinds his own self-awareness for a short amount of time. At this point in Albert and Alegra’s relationship changes, Albert’s “open self” has been explored minimally as well as Albert’s “hidden self” has just barely left the ground. Moreover, Albert’s relationship with Alegra has only broken the very surface layers that further develops later

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