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We come into the world as individuals, achieve character, and become persons.4
This may be illustrated from the community life of Shetland.6 For the last four or
five years the island's tourist hotel has been owned and operated by a married ...
place may become so identified as a hide-out where certain standards need not
be maintained that it becomes fixed with an identity as a back region. Hunting
lodges and locker rooms in athletic social establishments may serve as
The observed become a performing team and the observers become the
audience. Actions which appear to be done on objects become gestures
addressed to the audience. The round of activity becomes dramatized. We come
now to the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bokai - LibraryThing
The thesis of this little book came close to "No shit, Sherlock" territory for me. We perform our roles in life to convince the people around us that we are who we say we are. What makes the book ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jorgearanda - LibraryThing
A generally engaging and broad exploration of the ways in which we attempt to define the situations we live in by how we present ourselves and by how we treat others' presentations of themselves to us. Read full review