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explained people lived their lives like actors perfoming on a stage. dramaturgical analysis: imagine ourselves as directors observing what goes on in the theater of everyday life. (study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance.) Presentation of self: a person's efforts to create specific impressions in the minds of others. Performances include our dress, props, tone of voice and demeanor (way we carry ourselves).
Erving Goffman's presentation of self