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Presentation of the self...
is a person's efforts to create specific impressions in the minds of others.
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Impression Management
Our desire to manipulate others impression of us in the front stage.
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Impression given/ given off
What is said / How it is said
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Front Stage
Where the 'actor' formally presents themselves and adheres to social convention.
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Back Stage
Actor behaves differently than when infront of an audience
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Off Stage
Actor is independent of the performance on the front and back stage
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Performance
Refers to all activities the actor does in front of the audience
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Setting
the setting of the performance includes things such as the scenery,props, location. The actors performance varies on the location they are in e.g. when in a Church compared to at a party. Also people design their homes in a way to give off an impress
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Dramaturgical theory ...
is a theory that interprets individuals behaviour as a dramatic projection of the chosen self
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In the dramaturgical model...
all the world is viewed as a stage and actors present themselves. Goffman believes that at birth we are thrusted onto a stage of 'everyday life' and socialization is us learning the roles we need to play.
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Goffman in his dramaturgical model of social relation...
sees social life in terms of actors acting (us) presenting a play.
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Our desire to manipulate others impression of us in the front stage.

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Impression Management

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What is said / How it is said

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Card 4

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Where the 'actor' formally presents themselves and adheres to social convention.

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Card 5

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Actor behaves differently than when infront of an audience

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