Drama Theory: Case Study

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Jenny and Eleanor Waldorf from a scene on ‘Gossip Girl’ TV ShowINTRODUCTIONThe introduction chapter constitute of general overview of the beginning observation and phenomenon about the topic in this report.Problem IdentificationThe problem identification consists of explanation about the conflict (the symptoms) that is happen at the moment. The problem is:Jenny is an intern in Eleanor Waldorf design house. Eleanor is a very famous designer and Jenny is one of the interns that have great work performance in Eleanor Waldorf design. Even one of Jenny own design is used by Eleanor as one of Eleanor’s design (accidentally).Because of the piling amount of work, Jenny that is still in high school cannot keep up with the work and the school. Jenny skip school a lot and she did not obey her dad command to end her intern and just go to school. Jenny really love fashion and being an intern at Eleanor Waldorf’s will give her such a big chance to be a new designer in the fashion world. By being an intern for Eleanor Waldorf, she could learn lots of things about the fashion world. At the end, Jenny and her dad decided to do home schooling, instead of going to school. With home schooling, Jenny can do both intern work and still attend school at home.However, after several months being an intern for Eleanor Jenny feels that she cannot expanding her knowledge in fashion, let alone give her contribution to Eleanor’s design. She only sews dress and fit the model into the dress. And sometimes Eleanor use Jenny’s design without putting Jenny’s name into the designer. She only told Jenny to sew a new dress using Jenny’s design and Eleanor’s fabric. Jenny feels that Eleanor did not appreciate her at all.One time, Eleanor has a meeting with the owner of Barney’s, one of the biggest high-end department stores in the United States and promise Jenny to come to the meeting because Eleanor has use Jenny’s design. However, when the meeting is held, Eleanor said that Jenny cannot join the meeting since Jenny is not experienced enough and still a child. This has happened twice. Finally, Jenny threatens Eleanor that if she keeps using Jenny’s design (and it became most favorite dress) with Eleanor’s name and did not let Jenny join the meeting with Barney’s and other high-end department store, Jenny will quit the interns.However, Jenny knows that if she quit the interns her dad will be so mad at her since she quit school already. In addition, Jenny did not have the source and money to start her own clothing line, even though one of the models, Agnes, said that she could help Jenny to start a clothing line.Option, Position, Threat and Preferences IdentificationCharacters description and their optionsEach character has option that is available, which are:Jenny (J, Eleanor’s Intern)Leave internshipStay in the internshipMake Jenny’s own clothing lineEleanor (E, the founder and owner of Eleanor Waldorfs...

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