Capitola And The Hidden Hand Analysis

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This weeks reading material shed light on gender roles within society and how these roles effected the lives of woman. Southworth, Capitola or The Hidden Hand demonstrates issues within society for women's ability to be independent of supporting themselves.Considered the weaker sex, women required a man to take care of them. Growing up female during this time period meant you were taken care of by family until hold enough to be married, which then you found a suitable husband who can cared for you. Capitola having neither of these and little want for someone else to bare the burden of providing for her, sought after work. She wanted to provide for herself and felt more than able to do so, but societies standards toward which jobs, if any,

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