Symbolic Interaction and Dramaturgy
November 9th, 2022
Concerning symbolic interaction and dramaturgy (Mead and Goffman), please address the following: 1) analyze the basic tenets of the symbolic interaction perspective, according to the work of GH Mead, paying special attention to the concept of “the self”; 2) Next, explain how the work of Erving Goffman demonstrates key components of the symbolic interaction perspective; and 3) given Goffman’s perspective, do you think it is reasonable to state that an individual person does not have an immutable, unchanging self? Why or why not? Please use specific concepts in your response.