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The male gaze in The Duchess of Malfi

John Webster’s seminal play The Duchess of Malfi was controversial on its debut (circa 1612-1613). The ‘male gaze’ is a concept which refers to the depiction of women in popular culture, art and fiction through the eyes of m...


Do advertisements make society materialistic?

Advertising is the activity or profession of producing information for promoting the sale of commercial products or services. Many companies will hire promotional companies in order to deliver advertisements of new products to gai...


Small-town America in 'Adventure'

‘Adventure’ is a short story from Sherwood Anderson’s short story cycle Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life (1919). As the full title suggests, small-town life is the central consideration of this story...


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