Monthly Archives: November 2015

Goffman and facework in Friends

In the video clip we see Goffman’s theory of ‘face’ and ‘facework’. In the video clip, Joey helps Monica build a tough image for herself so that she can perform her job as head chef well. Goffman would refer this form of facework as a ‘contest’

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Goffman and facework in Friends

In the video clip we see Goffman’s theory of ‘face’ and ‘facework’. In the video clip, Joey helps Monica build a tough image for herself so that she can perform her job as head chef well. Goffman would refer this form of facework as a ‘contest’