Erving Goffman

Goffmans dramaturgical approach

Goffman’s Dramaturgical approach theory was inspired by William Shakespeare’s writings in which Shakespeare say’s “totus mundus agit histrionem,” which are Latin for “All the world is a theatre”. In his theory, Goffman views individuals as actors in society where “interactions are viewed as performances” (Barnhart, A. D. ,) the individual attempts to create an impression […]

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