Understanding Soap Operas: The Origin, Uniqueness, Misconceptions and Ethical Concerns

Analyzing Soap Operas. A Brief History The soap opera genre originated from American radio in the 1930s, and owes its name to the sponsorship of the programs by large soap powder companies. They were targeted at women, particularly housewives, and designed to entertain, without distracting them from there daily chores while their husband was out … Read more