Introduction to Sociology HW - Unit 2 - Introduction to...

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Introduction to Sociology – HW 2Directions: All homework (HW) assignments must be typed and numbered in the text boxprovided. Answers to all questions should be well-written (i.e. clear, complete sentences) andwell thought out.1. What are the principal statuses which you are presently occupying? Which are ascribed andwhich achieved? Are any of them important enough to constitute a master status? This response
2. Do you agree or disagree with the Thomas Theorem? Why? This response should be aminimum of 1 solid paragraph.Yes, I agree with the Thomas Theorem “Situations that are defined as real are real in theirconsequences”. It means that although reality is initially “soft” as it is being shaped, I canbecome “hard” in its effects. Therefore, it depends on what we believe to be real is real in itsconsequences. For example, English is the second language for people who come to the UnitedStates to live, so if people think English is hard and difficult to learn for them who just only
know one language, such as Vietnamese, they will never try to learn about it. However, if theythink that they are smart or English is easy to learn, they probably will learn about it.3. Develop a dramaturgical analysis of an interaction you have recently experienced,demonstrating your familiarity with terms such as presentation of self, performance, front andback region, idealization, embarrassment, and tact and all the elements of presentations (like set,demeanor, props, etc.). This response should be a minimum of 1 solid paragraph.A dramaturgical analysis of an interaction I have recently experienced is the place where I workas a cashier. My presentation of self in this place includes the time I come in and the way I talkand treat to other co-workers. For example, I always am on time in my schedule, so it makes

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