Dramaturgical Self-Presenting

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Self-Presenting helps social encounters to run more smoothly. This goes along with the dramaturgical perspective, Errving Goffman is the man behind the dramaturgical persepctive. In it, Goffman uses the metaphor of theater or play in order to explain how social encounters happen. According to the book Social Psychology Goals in Interaction the :dramaturgical perspective is the perspective that much of social interaction can be thought of as a pla, with actors, performances, settings, scripts, props, roles and so fourth"(Kenrick, Neuberg, & Cialdini,

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