Elements of the front (region appearance and manner) set the stage

How do the elements of the front (region, appearance, and manner) set the stage for your role performance? How does this role performance contribute to your overall sense of self?

Elements of the front (region appearance and manner) set the stage

How do the elements of the front (region, appearance, and manner) set the stage for your role performance?

2) How does this role performance contribute to your overall sense of self?

In Goffmans thought in thinking and what he thought.
According to Goffman’s dramaturgical perspective, the self, “is not an organic thing that has a specific location, whose fundamental fate is to be born, to mature, and to die,” rather the self, “is a dramatic effect arising diffusely from a scene that is presented” (Goffman 1956, Presentation of Self in Everyday Life: 252-253).
For this paper you will get into the spirit of Goffman and analyze yourself from a dramaturgical perspective. Observe yourself as you perform a social role (at school, at work, with your friends, on your commute, etc) and answer the following questions:
1) How do the elements of the front (region, appearance, and manner) set the stage for your role performance?
2) How does this role performance contribute to your overall sense of self?

 

More details;

What are the elements of Goffman’s dramaturgy?
What techniques do we use to manage our impressions?
Goffman coined the term impression management to refer to our desire to manipulate others’ impressions of us on the front stage. According to Goffman, we use various mechanisms, called sign vehicles, to present ourselves to others.


Impression Management

Firstly, Social setting.

Secondly, Appearance.

Thirdly, Manner of interacting.

Additionally, What is front stage behaviour?

Front-stage/backstage behaviour. Front-stage behaviour is the display meant for ‘public’ consumption: witty, urbane, dangerous, smart, smooth, down-to-earth, intellectual, anti-intellectual.
Lastly, This depends on the audience, of course, and it is meant to make oneself look good.