Gender Stories Chapter 7

3 Elements of a Performance

Setting (props, temporal aspects)

Audience (homogeneity/diversity, power dynamics, relationship between audience and performer)

Performer (script is informed by the culture, habiits, emotional and physical states)

2 Stages of a Performance

Anticipation (physical preparation (like choice in clothes), informed by an understanding of the setting and audience, negotiating levels of self-disclosure, acknowledging motivations and levels of investment)

Enactment (nonverbal communication, verbal communication)

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