Communication Project – Love Types

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Joseph, A., D. interpersonal messages Hunter College of the City University of New York, 4th Edition.

In this assignment, you will compile a list of love songs (Title of the song & Artist).  This will require you to analyze the lyrics to songs and relate the meaning of the song to the Love Types discussed in class as well as the Relationship Stages.  Complete the project in Power Point, Prezi, or any other media player/slide show program.  Don’t pay for a new program as there are plenty that are free online. 

  1. This project will utilize group work.  At the end of the assignment, each group member will complete a Group Member Critique form grading each member’s participation within the group setting.  This evaluation is 10 points of the total assignment.
  2. Find songs that represent each of the Love Types discussed in the textbook in Chapter 9. (Eros, Ludus, Storge, Pragma, Mania, Agape).  This will be 6 different songs.  (One song for each Love Type.)
  3. Find songs that represent each of the Relationship Stages discussed in the textbook in Chapter 9 (Contact, Involvement, Intimacy, Deterioration, Repair, Dissolution).  This will be 6 different songs one song for each Relationship Stage. 

For example: “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling” by the Righteous Brothers – Dissolution

  1. Write a brief description of each of your twelve songs and justify your reason for choosing the song.  Be sure to include one lyric from the song.  Make sure to include the song title, writer, and performer.  Make your project as visually interesting and creative as you please…colors, pictures, clip art, audio clips, YouTube video links, etc., are welcome.