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Dyadic and Mass Communication: Relational Messages in Avatar

Dyadic and Mass Communication: Relational Messages in Avatar
Communication beliefs and practices evolve as relationships develop. In the film, Avatar, produced and directed by Cameron (2009), humans have already consumed the earth's resources, creating an energy crisis in 2154. As a result, the Resources Development Administration (RDA for short) seeks to mine a valuable mineral, unobtanium, in Pandora, a densely forested planet whose atmosphere is poisonous to humans, and is inhabited by the blue-skinned, sapient humanoids, Na'vi, who worship the mother goddess, Eywa, and live in harmony with nature. Jake Sully, a paraplegic Marin, accepts the offer of replacing his identical brother, as one of the operators of Dr. Grace Augustine, head of the Avatar Program. Colonel Miles Quaritch, head of the RDA's security force, promises Jake that if he can walk again if he can collect intelligence information about the Na'vi and the giant tree, Hometree, which stands on the richest deposit of unobtanium. However, as Jake interacts with the Na’vi, he acculturates and falls in love with
Neytiri. Avatar The film shows three interpersonal concepts, dyadic communication, mass communication, and relational messages.
Dyadic communication is present between Jake and
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Jake and Neytiri did not immediately become lovers. They were strangers first, even enemies. By spending time together, they learn about each other’s personalities and communication styles. Jake soon discovers what it means to be “seen” which is to see the soul of the other. After Jake becomes accepted in the clan, the easier it was to proceed from friendship to a romantic relationship. Their dyadic communication deepened alongside their interpersonal
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