UNIT 1: MISS JULIE: The 1920s case

The changing role of women in the 1920s

  1. The changing role of women was a result of the work they did during the war.
  2. The number of working women increased by 25 percent.
  3. In 1920, all women were given the right to vote.
  4. ‘Flappers’ smoked in public, danced the new dances, and were sexually liberated.
  5. Women wore clothing more convenient for activity and stopped wearing long skirts and corsets.
  6. Divorce was made easier and the number of divorces doubled – women were not content just to stay at home and put up with bad husbands.
  7. But most women were still housewives and were not as free as their men.

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