Expectancy Violation Theory
Updated: 1/4/2021
Expectancy Violation Theory

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  • Expectancy Violation Theory
  • Explanation of what this video about and show them the situation and type of proxemics zones
  • on the way Amirah want to meet her sister in LRT there is a stranger stand next to her even though there are many places to stand or seat and it makes Amirah feel uncomfortable.
  • After that Amirah moves a little bit further from the stranger. This is an example of the public proxemic zone which is ranges from 12 feet and beyond.
  • Amirah meets with her sister Aminah and her husband Amirul at the cafe where Aminah's friend work. Amirah can see that Aminah and Amirul seem very close to each other. This is an example of an intimate zone that is the range of 0 to 18 inches
  • Amirah chats with her sister and Amirul while waiting for her waiter friend to take the order, even though Aminah and Amirah are siblings but she not sitting next to her because too close enough. This is an example of the personal zone which is ranges from 18 inches to 4 feet.
  • While her friend wants to take orders, Aminah told her friend to stand a little bit further because he stands too close to her. This is an example of the social proxemic zone that ranges from 4 feet to 12 feet. This zone is typically reserved for a casual and social setting.
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