Interpersonal Communication Movie "Juno" Analysis

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The main character in the movie Juno is a 16 year old girl named Juno. She is witty, sarcastic and has a great sense of humor. Surrounded by the falling leaves of autumn, we find Juno drinking “like ten tons of Sunny D” as she decides to take three pregnancy tests to confirm her worst fear. She is pregnant. After a fateful and funny encounter with a pro-life schoolmate outside an abortion clinic, ("Fingernails? The baby already has fingernails?"), Juno decides to go through with the pregnancy. Juno breaks the news to her best friend and father of the baby Paulie Bleeker, as well as her parents. Surprisingly all parties seem very supportive of her plan to give the baby up for adoption. With the advice from her friend Leah she searches…show more content…
He is in his mid thirties acting like he’s eighteen. This ultimately leads to him divorcing his wife. Vanessa is not totally innocent in the dissolution of this marriage. She has pushed all of Mark’s interests into a small bedroom and the basement. When I saw this I thought of the saying “Out of sight, Out of mind.” She shows no interest in his hobbies. Mark is deceptive towards Vanessa for not telling her how he really feels about becoming a father and Vanessa is guilty of not recognizing and talking about the differentiation aspects of their marriage. Deception and differentiating are two factors that can lead to the end of a relationship, especially if they are not recognized and dealt with in a timely manner. (McCornack, 2010, p.338) There is a scene where Vanessa is upset with Mark because he is totally uninterested in the shade of yellow she is painting the nursery Mark’s remark is that he thinks it is too early to paint, again skirting the issue. When Mark tells Vanessa he wants a divorce, she still doesn’t want to admit that he is serious about leaving she tells Juno he just has cold feet. Once Juno leaves Vanessa tells Mark “Your shirt is stupid. (Referring to his cartoon-band shirt) Grow up. If I have to wait for you to be Kurt Cobain, then I’m never going to be a mother”. (Reitman, 2007) She is clearly showing that her wants are above his in her mind. However

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