Mean Girls Case Study Essay

1553 Words Mar 17th, 2012 7 Pages
It is quite easy to pass off the study of communications as “no, duh” research, but every aspect of human communication can be further studied and explained in a way that cannot be seen from the surface. There is a name and concept that accounts for virtually all human behaviors and interactions. Careful study and observation of these behaviors can help us better understand the way people function and become more self-aware. There are some main, key concepts that can give a good basis for understanding communication, but it is a field that goes incredibly in depth and detail. As people, we are communicating constantly, even when it is subconscious. The first proposition of communication states that one cannot NOT communicate (lecture). …show more content…
She too began acting snotty and manipulative and eventually drifted completely from her original circle. While bonding with the plastics, Cady was shown the Burn Book, which had mean comments about every single girl in school. Eventually, Janice got fed up with the person Cady had become and revealed the entire situation to Regina. To get revenge, Regina added an entry about herself into the Burn Book so that she would look innocent, and then turned it into the principal, blaming the book on Cady, Gretchen, and Karen who were the only girls not included. The book was then exposed to the students and chaos ensued. Cady became targeted as the most hated girl in school. After a workshop to heal the drama and tension, things settled down slightly. Regina, however, still angry, stormed across the street only to get hit by a bus. Fortunately, only her spine was fractured. At the spring dance Cady and Regina were both nominated for queen, and Cady, upon winning, gave a speech/apology to to whole grade, sharing a piece of her crown with all of the girls. The movie fast forwards a little to show that the plastics ended up separating, with Cady going on to become a mathlete, Regina joining the lacrosse team, Karen using her innate skills to tell the weather, and Gretchen joining a new circle of friends. Actions speak louder than words, and throughout the movie, the characters’ nonverbal communication is much more relevant than their

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