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Journal_Conflict Resolution

Have you ever seen a live performance that was so badly presented it was entertaining?

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A live theatrical performance is a two-way relationship between the performers and the audience. Make a list of ways in which the performers affect the audience. Then, next to that list, jot down typical audience reactions to the performance. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Why do young people in love sometimes experience conflict with their parents? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

What is the best way to resolve a conflict? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

How do you go about solving your problems or conflicts? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

How would you feel if someone you liked suddenly stopped liking you?

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Jot down some of the feelings and reactions you might have toward someone whom you felt had stopped liking you.

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Think of a time when you got so involved in a play or movie that you temporarily forgot that it was not real. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Think of a movie or book in which characters have an unusual experience that makes them shake their heads and ask, “Did that really happen?”

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List stories, novels, movies, and television shows in which a character has an amazing experience and then wakes up to realize it was just a dream. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

What are some things that make you laugh? _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you ever wonder why sometimes things that were not intended to be humorous seem funny?

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Have you ever listened to a language you don’t speak and yet felt that you understood? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Do you like remakes of movies and songs? Or is it best to stick with originals, in your opinion? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

What is the most impressive costume you’ve ever seen? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Why are some people comfortable in front of an audience while others are not? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Vocabulary! J

Dissemble                             _______________________________________________________

Flout                             _______________________________________________________

Wanton                             _______________________________________________________

Bequeath                              _______________________________________________________

Chide                              _______________________________________________________

Derision                              _______________________________________________________

Entreat                              _______________________________________________________

Rebuke                              _______________________________________________________

Recompense                              _______________________________________________________

Sojourn                              _______________________________________________________

Spurn                              _______________________________________________________

Discourse                              _______________________________________________________

Enmity                              _______________________________________________________

Paragon                              _______________________________________________________

Amends                              _______________________________________________________

Audacious                              _______________________________________________________

Gait                              _______________________________________________________

Premeditated                              _______________________________________________________

Reprehend                              _______________________________________________________

Satire                              _______________________________________________________

Transfigure                              _______________________________________________________

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