Interactional Stereotypes

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Interactional stances, whether virtual or in person, result from the interpretation of semiotic resources. In parallel, the execution of an identity through social media is subject to various interpretations, which invariably affects the way in which the person is perceived. By definition, perception relies on the judgement of others constraining the ability of the person portraying the identity to be in full control of the way in which they are viewed. It is a dilemma entailing the identity intended and the identity perceived. By analyzing a 26 year old male’s online identity practices the goal is to distinguish his intended identity versus his portrayed identity, and why he might fall under particular metapragmatic stereotypes. His place
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