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Goffman “Encounters” Goffman:  Sociologists; looking at everyday behavior and look at everyday  patterns then identify them with groups. At what point do people become a click Why are speech communities harder to analyze than past People are now more open minded Community = set of presumably needs to be Focused interaction Formal, focused group Feeling of affiliation with something bigger than yourself Frat, sorority Social interaction= rush (letters) Social Groups  made up of: Interactions but cannot have social group with out focused interaction Focused interaction - casual, informal, more focused on people, a bunch of  people taking a smoke break, temporary bonds  def: people in the same place doing the same thing, like staying out of the rain  someone providing the umbrella focused interaction leading to a social group meeting to play basketball at a park then forming a team Social Group - formal, focused on the group, 
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