Hitch Interpersonal-Communication

893 WordsApr 20, 20084 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…show more content…
Alegra’s initial inability to whistle describes something in Alegra’s “hidden self” getting transitioned into her “open self” which shows minimal trust in the relationship Albert’s social comparison has also increasingly changed due to a higher level of self-esteem and a better fundamental understanding of self-awareness. Although Albert still compares himself with Alegra, there is a definite change in social comparison vs. the “board room” scene. According to the concept of the “looking glass self”, Albert looks at the image of himself that others reveal to him through their behaviors, and especially through the way that they treat and react to him. Scene 4: Kiss This scene changes the self-concept of Albert in almost everyway. Albert’s social comparison, self-awareness, and self-esteem that he has interpreted upon himself changes significantly due to the attached messages that are involved with a kiss. More important than the kiss itself is the reaction afterward which involves the acceptance of Albert by Alegra. At this point in their relationship, Albert and Alegra’s social comparison have in many ways reached a parallel due to the risks that they take for each other. Afterward, both Albert and Alegra interpret and evaluate the feelings and behaviors that they have for each other. Their relational
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