When Holden first sits on the floor as Brian is playing with the Lincoln Log toys, Brian can be seen putting the red roof pieces onto the stack of logs. In the next scene as the camera shows the full room view, Brian is still stacking logs on the tower and the roof pieces are on the floor in front of him. See more
In society, everyone behaves in certain ways in order to avoid embarrassment, either for ourselves or others.
The very idea of embarrassing oneself, or others, by being oneself speaks to a deeper treachery.
Goffman saw a connection between the kinds of acts or masks that people put on in their daily lives and in theatrical performances. In a social interaction, as in a theatrical performance, there's an onstage area where individuals, or actors as the case may be, appear before the ...