“Pearl’s Diner” – Video and Questions
Click the following link to the animated short “Pearl’s Diner”:
(Hold the CTRL button down and click on the word Link. The video will come up in a different video).
Answer the following questions (10 points) and answer the following questions, and respond to (10 points) by Sunday midnight):
Pearlâ€™s Diner Questions
- Most of the customers in “Pearlâ€™s Diner” are talking, but few of them are communicating. How is “Pearl’s Diner” a microcosm (or, a small-scale example) of the larger American society?
- Why was Pearl upset? Did she have an opportunity to rectify the missed communication? If so, did she? Why or why not?
- There were other opportunities for â€œcommunication connectionsâ€ in the film. What were they? Were the connections made? Explain.
- “Pearlâ€™s Diner” is used in a variety of classes, including communication, psychology, sociology, and education. Why and how is this a film that can cross cultures and cross disciplines?