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Shrek

Shrek is funny movie from Dreamworks that features the voice of Mike Myers , Cameron Diaz , and Eddie Murphy . Released in May 16 , 2001 , the movie sold about 200 million . This movie won as the Academy Award winner as the Best Animated Feature . It also won as the British Academy as the Best Adapted Screen Play . The movie gathered a lot more awards and nominations

Shrek was a desolate ogre and was contented to live alone : no love , no friendship . He peacefully lived alone in a far-away swamp not until Donkey came to

his life . I personally like the blend of Donkey 's sense of humor and Shrek 's seriousness . Unlike the typical serious main character and a funny foil character , Shrek and Donkey showed more than the bullying and humiliating kinds . Although Shrek was usually pissed off by Donkey 's non-stop mouth , he still liked having Donkey around . He treated Donkey as a friend and just a side-kick , assistant or other sorts alike

More than the funny and the romantic sides of it , the movie also portrayed some important key concepts in interpersonal communication For me , the movie showed three of the five components to effective communication by Pfeiffer and Jones : Self-disclosure , String-self Concept , and Active listening . The other two components that I really did not see in the movie are Clarity of expression and Coping with emotions . 1

Shrek was a lonely ogre before he has met Donkey , Fiona and the rest of the group . He became more involved with these fellows when he eventually opened up himself to them . Thus , this perhaps the most important key concept in the movie : self -disclosure . Self-disclosure is the ability to talk truthfully and fully about yourself which is also a symptom for a healthy personality . It helps us to feel free in expressing our real self which makes us comfortable in dealing with other people . Although there are differences in personality (like Donkey and Shrek , self-disclosure begets respect . Donkey is outgoing and not so serious , almost an exact opposite of Shrek . But then again , they were able to be good friends

Before , Shrek was more likely to live by himself . His paradigm was that it was fine to be alone because he did not have any problem and peacefully swims in the swamp . When he met Donkey , he experienced that it is better to have someone to live with . In this case , with a friend

Shrek 1started with an example of conflict resolution . Conflict resolution is the attempt to peacefully resolve differences of point of views , priorities , and arguments between and among players by seeking satisfying solutions so that the needs of both parties are met

Lord Farquaad and Shrek came up with an agreement :Lord Farquaad will remove all fairy tale creatures in Shrek 's pond and Shrek will rescue Princess Fiona who was then in castle that is surrounded by lava and guarded by a fire-breathing dragon

This scene shows steps in overcoming conflicts . First , is the point of...

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