Soap Bubbles

Africano, Lillian
August 1975
National Review;8/1/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p836
Discusses the popularity of soap operas in the United States. Relevance of soap opera plots to American life; Conscious social service performed by soap operas; Portrayal of women in varied roles and dynamic situations; Quality of soap writing; Changes of sets and costumes into elaborate affairs; Effect of consumer reaction on the product.


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