Role Of Flappers In The Great Gatsby

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In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald takes place during the 1920s, also known as the Roaring '20s. The Roaring '20s was an age of a social, economic, prosperity and social dynamism change which, F. Scott Fitzgerald portrays in the novel by painting a picture of how the female characters in the novel mirrored women back in the 1920’s. In the roaring 20’s women took on a big change they were no longer known as housewives. They would frequently attended parties started smoking, drinking ,wore short hair cuts and dresses which, were characteristics of a flappers.In Fitzgerald text, he display the contrasting roles of flappers and a traditional housewife. In The Great Gatsby,Fitzgerald presents different roles that women took on
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