reflection on regions and region behavior - Floor NoiseDesire for Back Region As I was reading Goffmans chapter on Regions and Region Behavior recent

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Floor Noise—Desire for Back RegionAs I was reading Goffman’s chapter on “Regions and Region Behavior,” recent Korean news on floor noise came to my mind. In Korea, the issue of floor noise has been escalated recently, as people have begun to get extremely irritated by the noise between floors. As majorityof people in Korea live in apartments due to lack of residential space, problem regarding noise, followed by depravity of back-region, has constantly been an issue. However, this problem reached its zenith when a drunken man murdered a man living upstairs for constantly being so noisy. This startling news, nonetheless, further inflamed people who had been experiencing the same issue in their everyday lives. Two teams evolved: a team consisting of people living downstairs, annoyed with the unceasing noise coming from upstairs, and another team consistingof people living upstairs, annoyed with a shower of complaints from people living below. Agitated by the previous incident, more people committed murders. The government has been

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