UNIT 1 : MISS JULIE: The Bird Cage Study

cage noun: a structure of bars or wires in which birds or other animals are confined. “she kept a canary in a cage”. verb: confine in a cage “the parrot screamed, furious at being caged” Meaning and Symbolism The image of a cage deals with the various forms of sequestration that characterize contemporary society. Sequestration, in this […]

UNIT 1: MISS JULIE: Sweden: Women in the 1920s

In 1902 the National Association for Women’s Suffrage was founded. In 1906 the suggestion of women’s suffrage was voted down in parliament again. In 1909, the right to vote in municipal elections was extended to include also married women. The same year, women were granted eligibility to municipal councils, and in the following 1910–11 municipal elections, forty women were elected […]

UNIT 1: MISS JULIE: The 1920s case

The changing role of women in the 1920s The changing role of women was a result of the work they did during the war. The number of working women increased by 25 percent. In 1920, all women were given the right to vote. ‘Flappers’ smoked in public, danced the new dances, and were sexually liberated. […]