The films His Girl Friday, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and Annie Hall are dominated by the male gaze and the men’s expectations of their women partners. In “Women Being Groomed as Objects of Desire in Romantic Comedies,” there is a shift in focus on how the women in these films are perceived and how they are much more like objects for their partner’s pleasure.
Janania, Stephanie M.
"Women Being Groomed as Objects of Desire in Romantic Comedies,"
Pathways: A Journal of Humanistic and Social Inquiry: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: https://repository.upenn.edu/pathways_journal/vol1/iss1/4