Tag: Ambrose Philips

  • A Few Reflections on Name-Calling, Parody and Satire

    by Mark English The bluntness and ruthlessness of childhood interactions is well known and name-calling is a favorite ploy in childish struggles for social dominance. Such behavioral patterns persist – albeit usually in muted or more subtle forms – in adult contexts. The field of politics can be relied upon not only to exert a […]