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Conspicuous Consumption in “She Stoops to Conquer” and” The Ladies Dressing Room”

This week we read “She Stoops to Conquer” and” The Ladies Dressing Room” for comparison, and I found the issue of conspicuous consumption to be present in each. This term is particularly interesting to me from a marketing perspective, because I feel that most will see the implications of the term as negative. In contrast, … Continue reading

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Conspicuous Consumption

I feel like the idea of ‘conspicuous consumption’ really shows up in Swift’s “The Lady’s Dressing Room,” and I am also interested in how the concept might relate to our consumption of different foods and beverages.  As a quick refresher on ‘Taste’ and ‘taste,’ ‘Taste’ has to do with preferences in things like art and … Continue reading