Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies (JELCS), published by KARE Publishing Co. in Turkey, is an open access and double-blind peer-reviewed international journal in English literature and cultural studies with a focus on literature-related studies. The JELCS appears quarterly to address outstanding research at the boundaries of Literature and culture. The journal is to contribute to the development of the field, reflect the breadth of work in language and literature, and enable readers to share in the exciting new developments that are taking place at the present time. It focuses on explicit theory extension and implementation and analysis of the relationships between the literature and culture. The JELCS publishes reports of original empirical studies, theoretical articles, methodological articles, and case studies in the English literature. The journal strives to bring together researchers to share their experiences with peers. Promotion of knowledge in the field and free access to knowledge are major concerns of the JELCS. The Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies is an affiliate of the Eurasian Applied Linguistics Society (EurasianALS) located in Moscow, Russia.