Stephen Leacock Essays
Sunshine Sketches: Frame Narratives
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
The frame narratives in Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town provide a profound sense of meaning to the short story cycle. Leacock’s preface presents the reader with a simplified version of the story of his life, in which we can see many parallels...
A Comparative Essay between Stephen Leacock’s “The Woman Question” and Jessie Sime’s “Munitions!” College
"The Woman Question" and Other Short Writings
In “The Woman Question,” Stephen Leacock uses empty stereotypes that he cannot support with evidence to argue why women are unable to progress in society. He does not have any evidence because women have never been given the opportunity to prove...