What’s Love Got to Do with It? An Evolutionary Analysis of "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"
Relies on evolutionary psychology to analyze Margot’s relationships with Francis and Wilson. Hypothesizes that Margot is driven by ancient human instincts to protect her resources in her choice of a superior hunter-mate.
Sugiyama, Michelle Scalise. “What’s Love Got to Do with It? An Evolutionary Analysis of ‘The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber.’” Hemingway Review 15, no. 2 (Spring 1996): 15-32.