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    Flapper 's are one of the most iconic symbols of the 1920 's. Flapper 's were woman of the 1920 's who took part in unconventional behavior and revolted against the set roles for women of the 1920 's. Not many women were flapper 's, but the ones who were lived life moment to moment, living a carefree exciting life. These women became a trend for other women who wanted to be a "modern woman of the time" (Carl E. Rollyson 314 ). Though the trend was short lived, it left an ever lasting effect on women and their roles in society. Flapper 's were women of the 1920 's who were a cultural force who revolted against the standard gender roles and morals of the time (Timaru Herald 20). These women who identify as flapper 's were a new phase in feminism, the changing attitudes they inspired, changed the mindset of the people in the roaring twenties. Some could say they played a generally greater roll in society then we realize, their influence increasing allowed females to enroll in college, enter the workforce, and participate in politics ( Carl E. Rollyson 314). Flappers embraced unconventional…

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    The 1920s flapper was a female who went against the status quo and did what she wanted to do, whenever she wanted to do it. She empowered herself and others around her and went against the norms society tried to place on her. The flapper of the 1920s was not the very first flapper, but she certainly is one to remember. The 1920s flapper emerged during the Era of Prohibition, which lasted from 1920 to 1933, which made illegal the manufacture and sale (but not consumption) of alcoholic beverages.…

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    Angel Maggi Mrs. Park English 11 January 13, 2017 Flappers and the 1920’s The 1920’s was an era of change in many ways. Women won the right to vote and more jobs became available for them. Drinking and smoking became popular among women. Flappers liked to go out with friends and have fun. Some women became Flappers and their fashion changed dramatically. Young people gained more freedom. One of the freedoms that came about was that women began focusing on their own lives and what they wanted to…

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    experimentation, and break in traditions, the ‘Roaring Twenties’ produced ideals and technology that changed America forever. One of the many prominent features of the early 20th century was the emergence of the “flapper,” women who deviated from the traditional Victorian female standards at the time. These women often bobbed their hair, wore short dresses and skirts, and took on many characteristics that had only been deemed appropriate for men. The passing of the 19th Amendment in 1920…

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    The American 1920s” by Elizabeth Stevenson, the flapper girl is the main focus. During the 1920s, the flapper was suddenly there. With her, she brought new styles and manners. People either loved the new American girl or loathed them. Either way, the flapper left just as fast as she came. Although she was only here for a short period of time, she had an immense influence on the 20s that burned into history and remains influential today. Stevenson writes about the flapper girl to show the…

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    Diction was used to add emphasis to descriptions of lifestyle, women, and the flapper and the way they changed in the 1920s. Symbolism was used to characterize the new attitude of women in a specific, and familiar form. Additionally, the use of logos logically…

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    Many of these changes were positive, but financially, Americans began spending money they did not have, as credit was introduced. The Twenties offered new freedoms that many took great advantage of, but with that freedom came responsibility. Like the old saying states, Americans were give a yard and took a mile. The 1920’s was a decade of change and excitement, especially for women. Before World War 1, young women wore straight, long skirts and very modest high necked collared blouses. Very long…

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    American Flapper”, Zelda Fitzgerald was a social icon that helped kickstart the change in how women participated in the new American society. After the war, there was a big time of change for women and how they could live life more freely. They were given the right to vote provided by the 19th Amendment, the idea of “the new woman” was common, and there was a shift in the medical community. As America’s society changed after World War One, the lives of women improved in the United States in the…

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    style. Finally society has turned the calm ‘hippie’ style to a mash-up of clothing in the 2000’s. Each individual style is remarkably fading into something new. In the 20’s women changed American fashion beauty into something that could never be thought of before in previous time eras. From 1895-1914 women dressed to be thought of as an ‘acceptable bride’. In this era they had to maintain extreme elegance and poise in the way they dressed. This was known as the ‘Edwardian Era’. The women in…

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    as a flapper girl. The radical notion of equal suffrage came about in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York where it was petitioned by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and then adopted as a platform. Both Susan B. Anthony,…

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