Girls Don’t Poop.

Ladies, we’ve all heard guys say it a thousand times:             “Girls don’t poop.”             There seems to be this widespread, apparently timeless theory held by men that girls don’t produce anything fowl or unclean from their bodies. When I was reading “The Lady’s Dressing Room”, I initially thought it was a modern poem, just … Continue reading

Eighteenth Century

“A Modest Proposal”: Its Historical Context and Relation to “The Lady’s Dressing Room”

While I read Jonathan Swift’s satirical “A Modest Proposal,” I assumed it was written in the mid to late eighteenth century since cannibalism is its main solution to the poor economic conditions in Ireland. Therefore, at the end of the article, I was surprised to see that it was published in 1729 because the first … Continue reading