December 7, 2007

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 BASIC THESIS:  Goffman’s theory of front stage and backstage is being blurred by technology, more specifically YouTube.  Behaviors that Goffman saw as backstage are being moved to the front stage because of the availability of this new technology.  People are posting videos of themselves on YouTube, behavior Goffman would consider backstage, to a very large…

Read more My argument for final paper (YouTube and Goffman).